In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Government is not just the waster of money, but the arbiter of social justice.
- Have you ever noticed that one of your colleagues is particularly irritable, difficult to work with or perhaps even a hyperactive time-waster?
- This year Las Vegas entered what it calls drought alert, meaning tight restrictions on water use for residents and businesses and heavy fines for water wasters.
- Although some industry observers initially derided this type of service as a bandwidth waster, manufacturers have continued to tweak their offerings, which may put to rest many of those concerns.
- I think hanging round Savile Row waiting for potential clients to visit London is a big energy waster.
- While motorists are prime examples of fuel wasters, they also consume 50.2 percent of the country's total fuel consumption, making them the largest consumer segment compared to households and industries.
- The current over the top road building programme demonstrates the this is a waster of tax payers' money.
- But the majority of the food wasters need not pay by themselves, so they don't care how much food they waste when they order excessive food.
- According to Hannah, identifying the energy wasters in your home can have a direct effect on our environment as well as saving you money.
- So we stayed and walked a few metres in front of him asking folk to give National the party vote and explaining the prime money waster was behind us.
- Then he moved back in with his mother, sealing his fate and cementing his status as parasite and waster of indulgence and advantage.
- That issue, of course, is ‘yard signs’ - that biggest waster of volunteer time, that blight on the environment, that piece of poster board stapled on a stick.
- The high-intensity discharge lights used in industrial, retail, and institutional settings are serious energy wasters.
- The biggest wasters of household power, desktop and laptop computers, add $30 to an annual power bill when left on standby.
- ‘Arianna you look very happy about a cruise that seconds ago you proclaimed to be stupid, absurd and a complete waster of your precious time,’ Matt says teasing me.
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