Decoding #RussianProverbs: Proverbs With the Word ‘Nos[e]’.


[see Part I.]

1. Любопытной Варваре на базаре нос оторвали (lyubopytnoi Varvare na bazare nos otorvali). Literally: the nos[e] of curious Barbara was torn off at the market. English equivalent: curiosity killed the cat.

Apollinary Vasnetsov - [Russian] Bazaar. 17th century. (1903).
Apollinary Vasnetsov – [Russian] Bazaar. 17th century. (1903).

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