Chernobyl a tourist spot???

Robert E. Seastrom rs at
Sat Apr 10 15:04:12 CDT 2004

"Bob Bruhns" <bbruhns at> writes:

> People tell me it is plausible that a Gen-X Russian girl would speak that
> kind of Americanized English.. 

She doesn't.  It has been "cleaned up" by a (presumably volunteer)
editor.  I liked the original narrative better - a charming
combination of English as spoken by a native Russian speaker and biker
slang ("no stoplights, no police, no danger to hit some cage or some
dog" - "cage" is a derisive term motorcyclists use for cars and pickup

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