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    a translation question/test for English speakers :)

    well -- can you figure out what a Russian girl wrote to her school teacher --

    here?

    (the russian speakers might be confused a bit as well, i guess)...

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    I am confused alright. Where is the letter?
    I've got a TV, and I'm not afraid to use it

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    well. it is a short letter
    or did you miss the link?

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    Oh man, you have to underline it or something.
    I've got a TV, and I'm not afraid to use it

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    That's clever. The Russians' renowned genius at wordplay appears again. Those American children who can speak/write at all tend to stick with the tried and true four-letter words--not inspiring at all.
    It's alarming how fast Russians are learning English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff
    That's clever. The Russians' renowned genius at wordplay appears again. Those American children who can speak/write at all tend to stick with the tried and true four-letter words--not inspiring at all.
    It's alarming how fast Russians are learning English.
    so true. although it seems that many russian children like our (three) letter words, too )

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    Ooooh, I was crying!!! Such a killing pronunciation mistake! Happy birthday to ... this ... I died laughing!
    My English isn't so good, зато с русским все в порядке ))
    I'll be very thankful, if you correct my mistakes.

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    Ja ne ponimaju

    I presume that it's the second word which is causing all the hilarity, but I can't seem to get a transtlation from either of the web-based translators that I am using. Could someone be kind enough to translate it for me? Cheers.
    "Музыка, всюду музыка.
    Линия перегружена.
    Пространство между нами сжимается.
    Все, что можно уже нарушено."
    -- "Пространство между нами" by Ядерный сок

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    Happy Birthday to you!
    Happy Birthday to you!
    Happy Birthday dear Yader Face,
    Happy Birthday to you!

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    Re: Ja ne ponimaju

    Quote Originally Posted by Ядерное лицо
    I presume that it's the second word which is causing all the hilarity, but I can't seem to get a transtlation from either of the web-based translators that I am using. Could someone be kind enough to translate it for me? Cheers.
    It's rude term for male sex organ, the most popular Russian obscene word
    Nominative is х#й.


    P.S. Don't hit me, anyone! He asked, I answered
    My English isn't so good, зато с русским все в порядке ))
    I'll be very thankful, if you correct my mistakes.

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    хебибёзде = Happy Birthday in some bizarre sort of Russian-English pidgin.
    Why do Russians like English words so much ? Because they're shorter ?
    (Research has shown that Spanish speakers in Mexico and the Caribbean often prefer English loanwords to native words, but usually only the short and/or obscene loanwords.)

    There's no chance the misspelling was accidental... LOL...

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    Why is Happy Birthday song so popular in many countries? The question without an answer.
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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