2004-08-24

Cursing leaders: Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Yeltsin, Putin (until he finished 6th grade)

Professor of linguistics Tatiana Akhmetova on the role of cursing in Russian politics and culture"I can call many names of the people from the cultural elite of the past and the present who curse much", says professor of linguistics Tatian Akhmetova who has been studying Russian cursing words all her life.

http://english.pravda.ru/main/18/88/351/13831_cursing.html

I think I may have found my new calling as a linguistics student. In the future, I will either study curse words or I will peruse www.hotornot.com in search of sexy names. Maybe I can find some way to combine the two.

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