Archive for June, 2013

A little more about feelings… Posted by on Jun 25, 2013

A couple weeks ago, we looked at some basic “emotion” terms in Russian — how to express that you’re “Feeling Glad, Sad, or Mad.” This time, we’ll round out that list with a few more feelings. To continue the rhyming theme, let’s talk about how to say, um… “Feelin’ Bad, Or Like a Cad, Or…

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Serfin’ the tide of Russian history Posted by on Jun 13, 2013

Since I’ve done a number of vocabulary and grammar posts recently, I thought that this week, for a change of pace, we’ll take a look at Russian history. And, more specifically, the history of that peculiar institution known as крепостничество (“serfdom”) — which for hundreds of years was the curse of the Russian poor and…

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