Word for the Travel Wise (11/02/06)

Now that November has come the holidays will be here in the blink of an eye! And with the holidays, I always start to think about a nice cold glass of egg nog with nutmeg sprinkled all over the top, but besides that I think of all magical festivities. Take the Nutcracker for instance – sadly I’ve never had the chance to see the Russian fairy-ballet performed on stage. Yet, with each and every season it seems the opportunities to watch this show are a dime a dozen. Whether or not they’ll be great I can’t say and aside from all this babble, I bring you your very special word for the day.

Today’s word is a Russian word used in Russia:

tantsihvat – dance

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Past Russian words: , shakzochniy, paka, spasiba, tuhmohzhmyah