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    Secondary Hivemind Nexus Tikey's Avatar
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    hahaha Too add confusion. That's also Piņa in spanish.

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    I'm resurrecting the thread as I need another vocabulary help.


    Do any of you know the name of these things?


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    A wall plug or Rawlplug (brand name), I think. Wikipedia says screw anchor or dowel in US English.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tritagonist View Post
    That word is a disaster! In Dutch a pine (as in the tree) is called a den and and apple is an appel. So, a pineapple always makes me think of a dennenappel - which in English is known as a conifer cone and obviously something entirely different:
    And on the year-old pineapple conversation, those are commonly called pine cones (even when they don't come from a pine tree). The similar appearance is probably where pineapples got their name from.

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