Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
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I was amused to see The Times pick a side today and call on its readers, in an editorial, to vote for Boris Johnson (with a justification that he is the only one to defeat Corbyn in predicted subsequent general elections):



Another amusing factoid that I learned from The Times was that the unfortunate Russian submarine was named Losharik. Ostensibly in memory of a Soviet cartoon character, but I wonder how linguistically common was the use of the word лошарик as a diminutive for лох. It certainly was used in that sense in my school:

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