M R L Dolbear
m.dolbear at lineone.net
Thu Sep 17 16:05:20 BST 2015
From: Marc Wilson
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2015 3:18 PM
> On Wed, 16 Sep 2015 23:25:17 -0700, "A. Marina Fournier"
<saffronrose at me.com> wrote:
>> I can't remember where I came across this minor fact, but apparently
>> "Vor" is Russian for "thief”.
> It's not spelled "vor" in Russian, of course - it looks like "Bop".
Let's copy that here
Pogo, on Baen's Bar long ago, reported a news item from Moscow with a
that just read
The в is like ß (beta) pronounced Veta in modern Greek,
o is o
р is like (rho) in Greek so R
Hence вор = Vor
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