Category Archives: Funny

5 Things You Wouldn’t Wanna Get Wrong If You Were a Spy in Russia

Or else you’d be found out ūüôā 1. Semechki Although semena means seeds in Russian and can¬†refer to any kind of seeds, semechki is used in 99% of instances to denote ¬†sunflower seeds. There is a long-lasting tradition among Russian folks to crack and eat sunflower seeds or ¬†shchelkat semechki¬†as they say. That is, while …

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12 Funny Real-Life Reasons People Got Fired from Work

How are you doing, dear reader? Today, I feel like sharing something fun with you. Here are 12 quite extraordinary (yet true) stories of employees getting fired from their job places. I translated this from Russian.¬† Enjoy! OK, the employee… 1. In the course of one week, was bringing poplar down to work and lighting …

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An opera singer on the “B” train

This story happened to me as I was traveling on the “B” train from Broadway-Lafayette to Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY. It was a Wednesday and about 7 pm, so, considering the hectic life in New York City, most of the passengers on the train were rather tired. I gotta say it’s a long ride from …

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Funny “blonde” moments in my life

On my first day blogging, I decided to drop a few lines about funny blonde moments in my life. What’s a blonde moment? It’s when you try to light a cigarette with a stapler or start dialing a phone number on your keyboard instead of your cell phone (that actually happened to me). These are …

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