Words fail me – things I’ve said in Russian to describe something I didn’t know the word for

When I was first learning Russian I’d often be stumped as to what the name for certain things were, so like any good language student, I used the words I did know to describe them and hopefully get the point across, often with amusing results! Calling a wasp a “spicy fly”. Struggling to find detergentContinue reading “Words fail me – things I’ve said in Russian to describe something I didn’t know the word for”