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Why Some Russians Call Americans ‘Pindoses’ – the Etymology of an Ethnic Slur

November 13, 2014

Staunton, November 12 – Most ethnic slurs are so obviously derived from the names or stereotypes of another ethnic group that one need devote little time to where they come from, but one, increasingly used by Russians about Americans as tensions between the two nations have grown, has a curious and interesting etymology. That is […]