Tag Archives: old


Russian: Ты спереди пионерка, сзади пенсионерка
English: You are a Pioneer from the front, a retiree from the back
collected: Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens (6-4-2016)
origin: She grew up in Shymkent, Kazakhstan when it was part of the former Soviet Union. At this time, there was an organization for children operated by a communist party called “Pioneers.” Pioneer uniforms consisted of white shirts and red ties. She used to be fat as a child, and one day her skinny, mean cousin saw her wearing her Pioneer uniform and said this to her.


Lithuanian: Jis atrodo kaip po pirmo pasaulinio karo
English: He looks like after World War I
collected: Kaunas, Lithuania (01-10-2016)
origin: suburbs of Kaunas


Latvian: Tava mamma ir tik veca, ka viņas instruktors bija dinozaurs
English: Your mom is so old that her driving instructor was a Dinosaur
collected: Riga, Latvia (08-01-2016)
origin: She read it on the internet (originally in Latvian) a year or so ago and remembered it.