In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It's a new experience, living with someone who's a better cook than me, but one I could get used to.
- I have breakfast with Eric and Elizabeth, who's still at school, then get ready for work.
- It's not necessarily who turns up, but it's who's there for you when you really need them that counts.
- God bless the occasional generous law firm partner who's at home to take the call.
- What's interesting about The Apprentice is that there's no way of knowing who's going to win.
- No-one wants to give a chance to somebody who's not guaranteed to be perfect.
- Time's up and he turns to the task of waking a nephew who's now snoring into his New York Yankees baseball cap.
- Women don't mind a man fussing with his hair, but they do mind a man who's too vain to get his hands dirty
- Much of Saturday night was spent chatting to Cath, who's heading off to India for a few weeks.
- It's all very well saying that youngsters should have free education, but who's going to pay for it?
- A cynic may say it's the feeling of acceptance that comes over a condemned man who's resigned to his fate.
- I'd be very interested to hear from anyone else who's involved in this project.
- My partner, who's a chef too, also takes food home, so there's a lot of variety.
- Oh yeah, and Catherine Deneuve, who's wonderful in pretty much everything she does.
- The film doesn't necessarily need Jason Mewes, but it needs someone who's funny.
- It had a fantastic chef, Kam Po But, who's still there and still producing marvellous food.
- After all - who's to say that any two people hear sound in exactly the same way?
- It's about a nomadic storyteller in India named Bram who's preoccupied with Dracula.
- Then there's the blogger who's only blogging because he has no one else to turn to.
- So my Dad calls in after a trip to visit Aunty Wilma, who's recovering from a stroke.
- I join the end of the queue, nodding at a former stranger who's almost become a friend over recent months.
- This is a man who's either performed with, or written songs for, everyone in the Soul and Blues world.
- All that is by the by, as anyone who's been watching the news lately will tell you.
- Anyway, I'd better get back to annoying someone who's just bought a digital camera.
- Laying in a bed close to the burned girl is a man who's been shot three times in the torso.
- I feel like the naughty schoolboy who's been called to the headmistress's office.
- Not much to ask, not least by anyone who's had to sit through The Quick and the Dead.
- He looks like an Essex car dealer who's just become an African tribal king.
- Surely no one who's actually read Watchmen wants to see this on the screen?
- Anyone who's grown up with an alcoholic parent learns to dread celebrations.
- I've not been one of the fortunate guys who's made a fortune out of the game.
- This is all the theory anyway, anyone who's frequented a pub knows that it doesn't really work that way.
- Every player who's ever had a cruciate injury, including myself, had done exactly the same.
- It's bloody cold and I get stuck holding Lucy who's already been celebrating quite hard.
- This alone is insulting to anyone who's lived both in Montreal proper and in a suburb.
- As anyone who's done it will tell you, backpacking is a great way to travel.
- Anyone who's known me for any length of time will remember that I have trouble with my right ear from time to time.
- I've met an awful lot of drug dealers but I've never met one who's retired to Devon.
- He laughs as he says it, but he actually does have the air of a kid who's gotten away with something.
- For anyone who's ever had a dispute with a neighbour over property, the law could be a boon.
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