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The Babushka Factor

Author: Mikhail Ivanov
Illustrations/Images by Victor Bogorad

Jul/Aug 2006
Survival Russian
Page 23   (14 pages)

Summary: Every foreigner knows the word "babushka" before they even start studying Russian. But it takes some study (or this column) to plumb the depths of meaning hidden in this word.

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