Voices from Russia

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

14 October 2014. As Seen by Vitaly Podvitsky. Goodbye, Moron!

00 Vitaly Podvitsky. Goodbye Moron! 2014

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The caption for this cartoon used Russian colloquialisms. In Russian slang, дерево (derevo), which literally means “tree”, is “moron” or “idiot”. Ща is another slang usage, being a contraction of сейчас (seichas), often has the meaning of “right now”. Podvitsky asks, “What’ll happen when the dollar bubble bursts?” Indeed… we all want to know that…

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