[LMB] Vor?

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".

> https://translate.google.com/#ru/en/%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%80

Let's copy that here

Pogo, on Baen's Bar long ago, reported a news item from Moscow with a 
demonstrator's placard
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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