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    an observation

    i've noticed that russian names are not particularly unique such that thousands of people can have each other's name...like Elena or something.
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    An amazing revelation, "Nicko", which is a nickname form of "Nicholas." Why, I only know about four Nicks.

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    Name lists...

    If only you knew the amount of Rodrigos, Fernandas, Patr
    "שמע ישראל יהוה אלהינו יהוה אחד"

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    I think Nicko meant that the names which are considered to be typically Russian are met not only among Russians. For example, if you meet Natasha in the US or in France (in that case the name will be spelled Natacha) she is not necessarily of Russian origin. I wonder if the relative popularity of "Natasha" in the world is due to Natasha Rostova.
    Or he could mean the similarity between some "Russian" and "non-Russian" names (Nicholas and Николай, for example), in that case it is due to their common origin (because a lot of names come from Hebrew, Greek and Latin).
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    Evans the Milk, Evans the School, Evans the Music, Evans the...
    How many sheepshagging Evanses are there in the village?
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    (c) музыка навеяла
    Three soldiers went AWOL. A policeman stops them and asks them what their names are:
    Soldiers: Иванов, Петров, Сидоров.
    Policeman: What, you brothers?
    Soldiers: Нет, однофамильцы.
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    Evans the Milk, Evans the School, Evans the Music, Evans the...
    How many sheepshagging Evanses are there in the village?
    Not a clue, but Jones the Post is terribly confused.
    А если отнять еще одну?

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    Quote Originally Posted by joysof
    Evans the Milk, Evans the School, Evans the Music, Evans the...
    How many sheepshagging Evanses are there in the village?
    Not a clue, but Jones the Post is terribly confused.
    'Ffyc', mutters Jones the Post after hours of knocking on people's doors tyring to find that illusive Evans the Booze. He calls it a day and goes home to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysilio gogogoch to pluck some ewes.
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