fbpx

Obama in “Rashsha”

The word “Rashsha” is a common way of poking fun at the mispronounciation of the country’s name by English-speaking foreigners, similar to writing “Amerika” with a “k” for a foreign effect.  It didn’t take long for the Russian blogosphere to lay this Rashsha-type satire upon the visit of U.S. President Barack Obama, as well as on their own leaders.  Here’s just one off-color example from several invented photo captions over at vaziani’s LiveJournal:

Caption: “Also, judging by the snapshot below, it seems that Barack’s is almost twice as big as Medvedev’s.  But, then again, our Dima is smarter…”

rashsha070709.jpg