Stupid Things!This is a section all about the dumb things I've said to people. It's probably a bit more funny if you speak Russian, although, come to think of it, maybe not.
Anyway, hope it's entertaining.
Oh, and I know the pictures are dark. They looked better on my computer than they do on the web. The book in the second one is my grammar book: "Making Progress in Russian."
This neeeds to be prefaced with an definition. Plof is a Russian dish of rice mixed with some kind of meat (often of low grade) and some mystery spices. Usually tasty, especially in cheap cafes and cafeterias.
To: The serving lady at the cafeteria in the library.
To: A woman in a store.
I discovered the difference between these two very very recently, so I've probably said this to lots of people, lots of times. Oops.
To: My friend/interview subject, Tanya
To: Katya, my host sister.
To: My host mother, about a man that I met at church.
To: My host mother.
To: A woman selling icons in Kazan Cathedral.