Monday, December 18, 2017

Department of Irony

Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the Soviet Union.

– Joseph Stalin


G. Verloren said...

"It's like a party every day. Some days I just don't know how to contain my joy. I get giddy, and the laughter bubbles out of me like a sparkling fountain of mirth and gaiety."
- Cutthroat Bill, in humorless deadpan, The Curse of Monkey Island

leif said...

my parents visited russia in 1967 and related that the most common phrase they heard there was "eet ees eempozzeebool". a lot has changed since then, but that's also akin to saying the US has changed and we have wiped out discrimination.