#Poll: Who Is Mr. #Snowden?


Snowden bust

While Snowden is snowed in at his snow den in Russia, his bust is was installed in NYCSo here’s the question: who is Mr. Snowden in your opinion?

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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”