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    Taxi Driver, Part Deux

    My earlier post disappeared (when the server changed) along with my account?

    Oh well

    Anyway, my question is, what Russan phrase (Romanized, please) would one teach a taxi driver in, oh, Havana circa 1962, who had to deal Russian/Soviet "advisors"?

    Thanks in advance for any help.

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    If you drive them to the airport you might say:
    What's the matter? Little tense about the flight? There's nothing to worry about. Statistically they say you're more likely to get killed on the way to the airport. You know, like in a head-on crash or flying off a cliff or trapped under a gas truck. That's the worst. I have this cousin, had this cousin...

    Frankly I didn't quite get what phrase you need...
    "Dobro pozhalovat - welcome?
    Пораскинул мозгами, теперь собираюсь с мыслями.

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    The phrase I need is pretty much this:

    "Where may I take you, comrade?"

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    Я тенденциозная американская свинья, комрад!
    Army Anti-Strapjes
    Nay, mats jar tripes
    Jasper is my Tartan
    I am a trans-Jert spy
    Jerpty Samaritans
    Pijams are tyrants
    Jana Sperm Tit Arsy

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    Thanks, Jasper!

    Uhm, how do you pronouce that? I can't read Cryllic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sheltown
    Thanks, Jasper!

    Uhm, how do you pronouce that? I can't read Cryllic.
    Sheltdown, don't believe Japser! He is either on crack or just is being mean .

    Here is a correct phrase:

    Kuda vas otvezti, tovarishch?

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    Thanks!

    And, Jasper, I've been called worse things than a stupid American pig, комрад. :P

    Thanks again. You don't know what a help you've been.

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