[DWJ] Oh, those Russians... (Boney M)

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 21 03:34:02 EDT 2006



--- Minnow <minnow at belfry.org.uk> wrote:

> Sallyo wrote:
> 
> >I could never take Russians seriously when I was a
> child. They called
> >themselves Pushkin and Trotsky?
> 
> It was Kropotkin who dealt the final blow to my
> crediting names of Russian
> origin.
> 
> And when I expressed my slight incredulity, my
> father took to calling *me*
> "Kropotkin" as a pet-name!  He calls me after an
> anarchist prince, what
> does he expect, that I'll be a conformist?
> 
> Minnow
> 
Our Sarah has been called Boris by the family since
she was a baby, and still is. So if any British list
members are drinking in the Green Dragon in
Chesterton, Cambridge and are served by an Aussie bar
maid, ask her if she's Boris.

Jon
> 
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