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    Полисемия и Международная Политика

    In Spain there is a village named "Estepa", from Latin "Astapa", famous for producing "mantecados" a lardy cake well known.
    The Spanish word for степь es "estepa".
    A Russian emsemble of choirs and dances came to Spain and was in a town far from the mentioned "Estepa". The Mayor of the town where were the Russians and who (the Mayor) according to what the Chronicles say had a level of instruction that didn't allow him to make a difference between "Los hunos" (The Huns) and "los unos" (the numbers one) went to greet the Russians and kept with them the de-freezing following talk:
    M.: So you are from Russia, insn't it?
    R.: Да, да (Oh, yeah)
    M.: Is there the "Estepa", isn't it?
    R.: Да, да (Oh, yeah)
    M.: What a marvellous "mantecados" have you over there !!!!
    R.:
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    I wasn't present at the scene, but "Si non
    En febrero, siete capas y un sombrero.

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    I am sorry, but the joke is lost on me... I think it is lost in translation... What does the huns have to do with it?
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
    I am a notourriouse misspeller. Be easy on me.
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    Yo hablo español mejor que tú.
    Trusnse kal'rt eturule sikay!!! ))

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    Pastry and politics

    The Huns have nothing to do with with the joke, it only explains the very low level of instruction of the Mayor.
    En febrero, siete capas y un sombrero.

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