Of Despicable Metal and Easy Behavior
The guardian of order should not be putting it behind the collar, hanging out with women of easy behavior or wantonly tossing about despicable metal. This is particularly true when the best part of humanity is in the situation. At best, this is incompatible activity; at worst, it may draw the attention of sharks of the plume.
Sounds like a conundrum, doesn’t it? Welcome to the jungle of Russian euphemisms. Bearing in mind their importance in everyday language, demonstrating a knowledge euphemisms them can be considered a linguistic tour de force.
Don't have an account? signup
Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.
PO Box 567
Montpelier VT 05601-0567