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    Russian weird village names

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRS5J7Qx ... rch=Russia

    I really didn't understand what is so funny with these Russian village names, could some one explain?

    мошонки
    хачики
    пысса
    попки

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    Well, since village names are proper nouns one should capitalize the first letter. Well, let's start

    Мошонки - Scrotums.
    Хачики - "хачик" is abusive nickname of people from Caucasus and Middle Asia.
    Пысса - doesn't ring a bell to me, maybe they found it funny because it sounds like "писать" - to wee.
    Попки - Butts.
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    Well, this isn't really a village, it's more of a city, but I've always like the name Nizhnevartovsk. It's such a cool name and it's fun to say

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    Here are some "Russian weird village names":

    http://www.from-ua.com/kio/4381ae5f819a5/

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