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Presented without gloating

It was definitely the ham.


A new poll found at the website of Komsomolskaya Pravda, as automatically translated into quasi-English by Google:

Russian online newspaper poll

The paper’s front-page story on the Russian loss makes it quite clear that Olympic angst is not a phenomenon confined to Canada. Indeed, you could figure this out without an auto-translation even if all you knew was the Cyrillic alphabet; you don’t need to be a linguist to get “guillotine” (!) from “гильотины”.

[UPDATE: Commenter “Lunatic” may have cracked the ham secret.]

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