Tag Archives: Russian


Being a highly social species, we humans crave communication. We find it necessary to tell each other about danger and safety. Humans tell one another stories about external events and share reflections about thoughts in our minds. We are curious … Continue reading

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The news reporter stopped me on a busy Berlin street and asked if I had seen her missing O-umlaut. I told her that my Umlaut detector was malfunctioning. Perhaps she should ask the police investigator across the street. I pointed … Continue reading

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& So Forth

One of my Internet pals, Dmitri, has taken it upon himself to help me learn to write and speak Russian via emails.  His help came about a year ago, after I expressed to him that one of my long-term goals … Continue reading

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