Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

WordPress is asking for photos illustrating “foreign” for this Weekly Photo Challenge. Here’s mine – to me, it seems as if it might be “foreign” in two ways:

Stop signal in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The word in Cyrillic characters transliterates as – guess what? – “STOP”.

As far as I can find out, Russian really does use “stop” as a command – there are several much longer, and more “Russian sounding”, words for the more relaxed meanings of stop. I have to wonder if they borrowed the word directly from English?

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3 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

  1. Now that’s exotic, I’ve always fancied Russia, in high summer of course 🙂

  2. Pingback: Weekly photo Challenge: “Foreign” In a different way! « Just another wake-up call

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