August 2nd, 2021

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To unscramble an egg, by the way, would be a closer idiomatic parallel to ungrinding ground meat, and in spite of Julia Ioffe, is just as dark, blunt and colorful.

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Via Twitter. From the book The Gray Lady Winked, photographed by Michael Shermer:



Here's the tweet that the paragraph references (took a while to find):



I do not really have much interest in her, and I hope I won't have a reason to; but this paragraph with this quote reminded me of the universally despised Russian minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky, who, as far as I recall, said something along the very same lines, which outraged quite a few historians.