Category: "Vulgarity"

Хрень: Lower that horseradish!

July 11th, 2012
My language partner and I went to see «Президент Линкольн: охотник на вампиров» together, and when we sat down I thought he said to me, «Спусти этот хрен», which literally means “Lower that horseradish.” I was confused. I had misheard him. He… more »

Хрен (часть первая)

November 4th, 2010
One spice that Russians really like is хрен horseradish. Many American families never buy horseradish; I don't think my mother ever had it in our household, so it's worth pointing out that the horseradish root looks like this: The root is then… more »

Сукин сын

October 11th, 2010
Hello readers! I'll be honest with you. Last week was a frustrating and stressful week. Nothing went as planned and that left me grumpy. I even found myself throwing down an expletive or three. Warning! The following paragraphs contain Russian… more »