birdwatcher (birdwatcher) wrote,
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Набоков о древнесоветском

It was a very warm day in June and the farcical air-conditioning system failed to outvie the whiffs of sweat and the spraying of Krasnaya Moskva, an insidious perfume which imbued even the hard candy (named Ledenets vzlyotnyy, "take-off caramel," on the wrapper) generously distributed to us before the start of the flight.
-- Look at the Harlequins. Я совершенно не осознавал, что он всё понимал о прилагательных после существительных. Какое счастье, что это так.
Tags: древнесоветский
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