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Political Jam

Author: Yelena Utenkova

September 1997
Page 24   ( 1 pages)

Summary: Apple Povidlo is made from crushed, not whole fruit, which is what makes it povidlo, not jam. In the Soviet era, "zhem", a foreign word, was un-p.c. and povidlo had its day.

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