Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva

Borsch as a price indicator (1946)

Does the title really mean what I think it means? "Opa" as in the Russian for "Here you go! How do you like this?" or "Eat this!" Source: Press and Sun Bulletin, Jan 19, 1946.

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