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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- There will be three rings at the dog show for greyhounds, lurchers, whippets and any other breeds.
- You can equate it with the size, say, of a whippet, a dog.
- Up here in the frozen North it is grim, nothing but cloth caps, whippets and warm beer.
- He spent the early years of his life playing in the bar with a whippet and a greyhound.
- It was the perfect setting for dogs - and Myles's first choice was whippets.
- Some underfeed their whippets, lurchers, or greyhounds, because they mistakenly think these breeds are meant to be stick-thin.
- In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.
- It is pretty well understood that both whippets and setters/pointers were used in the early development of the breed.
- She was on her way to an important business meeting and was dressed to impress when the whippet cross ran out in front of her car in Shannon Way.
- Much of the population is daft about dogs and there are not many whippets here so people stop us in the street.
- Manchester Dogs' Home is seeking an owner for Murphy, a cross whippet.
- Mrs Yacoby-Wright and her mother Eva breed whippets and own seven dogs between them.
- Several of the dogs and Monty were given oxygen therapy, but one dog, a whippet called Smokey, died after inhaling too much smoke.
- ‘I've always loved greyhounds and whippets,’ says Myles, glancing over at his pet's naturally doleful expression.
- He had an abundance of dogs which he raised and trained, including lurchers, spaniels, Labradors, Jack Russells and whippets.
- I was still able to get a flavour of the place through my meetings with animals such as Trixie the eight-year-old whippet cross, with whom I struck up an immediate friendship.
- As the fisherman approaches, the falconer's spaniels look enquiringly at each other, and his whippet, all four paws at attention, stares respectfully at such an admirable salmon.
- People across the country might reckon we all go about with cloth caps and whippets but Yorkshire is a very beautiful county and perhaps we should be shouting about how wonderful the natural landscape is.
- We were going very slow, so we were passed by a number of speedy, whippets who were clearly treating this as a slightly longer-than-usual training run.
- Prouty, who breeds and shows Australian shepherds, had given the whippet's future plenty of thought by this point.
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