[OS X TeX] ein Apfel ein Tag (Russian)

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Tue May 28 11:53:07 EDT 2013

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 11:27 AM, David Derbes <loki at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> I know a little Russian, but not enough. I have two friends, one American
> who is fluent, and one born in Russia who is now naturalized. The American
> runs a lovely blog, "language hat". I asked them. Neither he nor my Russian
> friend--Boris, of course--say that there is a Russian equivalent, because
> healthy is not the Russian way. The best that Stephen came up with is:
> Кто не курит и не пьет, тот здоровеньким помрет
> Who doesn't smoke and drink will die of healthiness.

No, this Russian joke literally translates as

Who doesn't smoke and drink will die  healthy

(not due to healthiness).
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