[TAG] Ya know, I've changed my mind.
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Sat Nov 5 05:22:44 MSK 2005
On Fri, Nov 04, 2005 at 07:17:48PM -0700, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > Perhaps I'm a pedant on this (Ben could comment):
> > The pen name of Vladimir Ilyich Ulianov was "N. Lenin".
> Whaddaya know; Google says that you're right. :) Except it would
> transliterate better as "Ulyanov".
Lots of people mash those two together; I couldn't tell you why it
grates on me.
> I left Russia shortly after turning 13, well ahead of 10th grade which
> is where you were supposed to start memorizing loads of that crap by the
> metric ton. Lucky me.
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