Archive for August, 2008

Is The Russian Tradition «идти в гости» Dying? Posted by on Aug 29, 2008

My last post may or may not have been a little too optimistic [the comparative got me carried away there for a moment], something I intend to make up for today with a more serious post on a gloomier subject. As I have to read my favorite Russian paper online these days, I stumbled on…

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Let’s Go Grammar Crazy & Do Comparative! [или кое-что о сравнительной степени прилагательных] Posted by on Aug 27, 2008

It has happened again, and this time it happened rather suddenly – I found something in Russian language that I haven’t given much thought to as of late but which amused me to such an extreme that I could not refrain from sharing it with you all. The other day I was browsing through a…

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Dictionary Must-Have: Толковый Словарь Русского Языка Posted by on Aug 20, 2008

Wisdom is meant to be shared with others. No piece of advice given to me proved to be so wise in regards to learning Russian as the one I am about to share with you today. Back in the days when I was biding my time in Sweden after studying one semester in Saint Petersburg…

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