Reader Chris C. sent me this doctored photo of the Russian cruiser Moscow (Moskva), which recently sank after being struck by two Ukrainian Neptune missiles. Chris’s comment and query: “I saw this picture of the Moskva and it kind of sums it up quite nicely. How do you say ‘You sank my battleship!’ in Russian?”
To answer his question is: Ты потопил мой линкор! Or, transliterated: Ty potopil moy linkor!
On April 18th, 1906, the San Francisco Earthquake struck northern California, killing hundreds of people as it toppled numerous buildings and started fires that engulfed whole neighborhoods. The quake was so powerful that it knocked down chimneys in the Anderson Valley, 120 miles north of the city.
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