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Propaganda of Dangerous Behavior

First of all, the title is a joke. It struck me as funny to turn things upside down. Although, if we look on thing from the point of vi...
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Aug 22, 2019 01:01
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A Goon

“…What a goon!”, a girl, a seller in a shoes store where I came in, scorched me her eyes. She was loudly talking with her female coworker...
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Aug 18, 2019 18:05
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Aldar-Kohse the Kazakh Robin Good

Aldar-Kohse (Алдар-Косе) is the one of favorite characters of Kazakh folklore. He was (in actually he never was) a son of a poor herdsm...
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Aug 16, 2019 22:39
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A Grouchy Fisher

I Heard a conversation when I was a boy. Two men were chatting about a man who had not easy temper. That (the third) man had caught some ...
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Aug 5, 2019 22:48
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A Strange Story

I can remember a book I had when I was a boy. Several pages of the book were scrawled with colored pencils. I think, a little baby did th...
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Jul 31, 2019 00:54 book
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A Fern Flower

Slavic people have a legend of the fern flower. They said that the fern blossoms the one day a year. It blossoms at the midnight of Iva...
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Jul 24, 2019 00:18
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A Lilac Blossom

You know how a lilac blossom looks like, don’t you? It usually has four petals. But sometimes it has five. When I was a boy, I used to be...
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Jul 22, 2019 23:57
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A Word about Buckwheat

I’ve read that in German and English the name of buckwheat connected with a tree. Its Russian (Slavish) name connected with Greece, but i...
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Jul 16, 2019 02:02
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A Conversation with a Girl-Biker

I was going on the bus to Novosibirsk once (that was several years ago). I noticed that a girl sitting next to me had a slipping bag. I w...
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Jul 12, 2019 00:47
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A Broken Clock

Even a broken clock can be right twice each day. A friend of mine gave to me an idea for an entry. I was working in a plant eleven years...
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Jun 30, 2019 16:09
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A Gold Mine

Short Introduction Imagine, you are going on the bus (subway, train etc). There are few people in the bus. You are sitting and somebody ...
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Jun 29, 2019 12:47
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Fear of Desolation

I can remember the dream I had as I was a boy. I had this dream twice or trice and haven’t forgotten it still now. A switcher (shunting...
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Jun 25, 2019 01:16
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A Job Interview

“Hello. Would you like have a side job?” They called, as I was going home on the bus. I had published several resumes/CV-es on two jo...
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Jun 22, 2019 21:46
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Attacked by a Dog

I don’t like dogs. It seems, dogs don’t like me. I often fall to thinking as I’m working or walking and if I walk outside, I’m sometime...
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Jun 19, 2019 01:23
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Dog’s Attack. Buddy

There is a dog on my work. It guards the gate. Its name is Druzhok. let’s call it Buddy. Buddy is a big mutt with a big head. It’s usuall...
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Jun 18, 2019 01:12
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The Beginning of the Summer

Swifts go on skirring in the sky with their creaky voices like mad crickets until the darkness. But I haven’t heard the cricket recentl...
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Jun 12, 2019 23:44
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A Plank in Brother’s Eye. A Really Short Entry in Three Sentences with a Long Title

Two things are always being difficult to me. The first is to keep from saying truisms (not to be a clever clog). The second is to keep ...
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Jun 10, 2019 22:44
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Swallows

A couple of swallows settled in the workshop where I’m working now. The swallow is a popular character of fairy tale, but I had seen no...
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Jun 8, 2019 23:18
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A Bird Accident

It was in business travel. We were driving on the road in picturesque landscape. It was a nice sunny August day. The time was before noon...
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Jun 2, 2019 21:30
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Ice Cream and Sore Throat

There is a belief in Russia that cold beverage and ice cream can triggered sore throat and cold. There are people who quench/hardened the...
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Jun 2, 2019 01:31