[LMB] Milestones OT

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat Apr 15 14:33:23 BST 2017


On Sat, 15 Apr 2017 09:07:40 -0400, Jonathan Spencer
<jonrspence at aol.com> wrote:

>
>And of course James Bond fought SMERSH (In the books SMERSH is the english transliteration of an acronym in Cyrillic for “Special Methods of Spy Detection” ;however, in the real world, SMERSH was created by Stalin and is a portmanteau in Russian for “death to spies”).

Smert Shpionam or something along those lines. 
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