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    Could anybody answer these questions?

    My friend has challenged me to answer these questions but i can't find out any of them!:

    Сколько водки ни бери -- все равно два раза ...

    Каким женским именем называют клавиатуру?

    Could anybody translate them and then give me the answers in both Russian and English.

    THANKS!

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    Re: Could anybody answer these questions?

    Quote Originally Posted by Milo
    My friend has challenged me to answer these questions but i can't find out any of them!:

    Сколько водки ни бери -- все равно два раза ...

    Каким женским именем называют клавиатуру?

    Could anybody translate them and then give me the answers in both Russian and English.

    THANKS!

    1) Doesnt matter how much vodka you take - two times anyway .....

    2) what female name is given to a keyboard or (with which female name are keyboards called)

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    Re: Could anybody answer these questions?

    First is not a question.
    The second has its answer - it's Klava
    Я так думаю.

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    Re: Could anybody answer these questions?

    So what's the first one? The suggestion already given makes no sense to me.

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    Re: Could anybody answer these questions?

    Quote Originally Posted by Milo
    Сколько водки ни бери -- все равно два раза ...
    Сколько водки ни бери - все равно два раза бегать.
    Approximate translation is "No matter how much vodka you buy - you'll need to go twice anyway"

    It means that however much vodka you can provide during your party or a friendly gathering, it's never enough and you'll need to buy more (i.e. to go for it the second time, after your guests will drink all of it and demand more ).
    One of the many jokes that Russians use to mock (or to boast about) their drinking stamina.

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    Re: Could anybody answer these questions?

    PS. I should probably add that this phrase (as many other catch-phrases) intentionally imitates a famous proverb. In this case it's "Сколько волка не корми - он все равно в лес смотрит".

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    Re: Could anybody answer these questions?

    Thanks so much guys

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