1 Nadya (Nadezhda) - Russian female name.
2 Marina Vlady - french actress, later was married to Vladimir Vysotsky.
3 Tolik (Anatoly) - Russian male name. Iíve changed the name from Kolíka (Nikolai).
4 Split three ways - During the Soviet era the price of the bottle of vodka was around three rubles. Most of working class people (and alcoholics) couldnít afford to buy it on their own. The drunks were congregating around the shops and looking for a third man, because then, each of the man contributed one ruble and could by half a liter of vodka and split it three ways. They usually ask passers by "Will you be the third man?"
5 Blocks - men (Commonly used in Australia).
|© Anatoli Trojanowski. Translation, 2018|