The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Friday, May 23, 2008
The "Running Dogs" Are Back
When I read this this review aloud, Tam chortled "I never thought I'd hear that phrase again," but there it was: the Commies in Russia are callin' Indiana Jones and his female opposite number "running dogs." (Now I have got to see the film!)
Is that Soviet nostalgia I smell or just warmed over bull by-product?
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."