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25.10.2018

Porridge from an axe and Russian Mentality

Before you start reading this article, we recommend you to read the fairy tale “Porridge from an Axe” in English or in Russian. After telling them […]
27.08.2018

Porridge from an axe and Russian Mentality

Before you start reading this article, we recommend you to read the fairy tale “Porridge from an Axe” in English or in Russian. After telling them […]
26.08.2018

The Borrowing of Foreign Words

Russian language has been influenced by different foreign languages over the centuries. Greek, Dutch, French, German words were introduced to our language and leaving little to […]
15.08.2018

Tusovka the Art of Getting Together in Russia

Curiously, there is no word in other languages that could be considered the equivalent of what new Russians call “тусовка” (to get together). The etymology of […]
13.08.2018

How to Say “It’s Cool!” in Russian

If you’ve been in Russia, you probably heard young people using the word “круто!”. Let’s see how we use this expression: Если встретишь Ивана, не узнаешь: […]
12.08.2018

When Words Take a Different Meaning in Slang

Today, I would like to show you some verbs whose direct meaning and value have been changed to a completely different meaning concerning dishonest actions related […]
11.08.2018

When Written and Oral Speech Meet

Nowadays people spend a long time on internet, searching for information, reading articles and books, watching various programmes… And of course, exchanging ideas. And communicating in […]
04.08.2018

Russian Idioms: Морочить голову

Морочить голову (to pull somebody’s leg). Морочить means to fool. So when you “Морочишь голову кому-либо” you just try to cheat or to joke on somebody […]
21.07.2018

Russian Words Evolution

Russian language is very rich. Knowing the origin and the meaning of the stem of a word, and the associated words that have been created from […]
12.07.2018

Idiom: To Get Out of The Wrong Side of the Bed

You might have heard how Russians ask a person who is in a bad mood the following sentence: What is with you? Did you get out […]
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