The Brand You Can Trust: Bad Mother Russia™ (est. 1561 A.D.)


The Brand You can Trust: Bad Mother Russia (est. MDLXI A.D.)
The Brand You can Trust: Bad Mother Russia (est. 1561).

Time flies but propaganda stays the same.

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#RussianProverbs: Spoken Word ≠ Sparrow & Tongue = Enemy


Lime Tree Hanging Cupboard from Abramtsevo, 1920s
Lime Tree Hanging Cupboard from Abramtsevo, 1920s

Слово — не воробей, вылетит — не поймаешь (slóvo — ne vorobéi, výletit — ne poimáesh).

Literally: a spoken word is not a sparrow, once it flies out – it cannot be caught. Continue reading “#RussianProverbs: Spoken Word ≠ Sparrow & Tongue = Enemy”