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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- I should have mentioned I am wearing a smoking jacket and sitting in a leather wing chair as I dictate this.
- The next week he was an old man, sitting in his blue wing chair in grandma's living room - frustrated, angry, and somehow… broken.
- The formality can be seen in the coffee table, in the pink chair, in the settee by the window, and in the striped wing chair.
- A chintz wing chair with salmon in the pattern will play nicely off the wall color, and drapes in a slightly darker salmon will pull the look together.
- Just the name conjures up images of leather-bound books, mahogany desks and some old chap mulling over life in the comfort of his wing chair.
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