Alphabet or language and alphabet? In Russian, United States of America is abbreviated by what is essentially SSA (looks like CSA in Cyrillic). Similar to how the Soviets were SSSR (which looked like CCCP). The letter that looks like a "C" in Cyrillic is essentially the letter "s" in English. In Cyrillic, R and S (looks like P and C) are next to each other same as in English. Going by the English words, "United" is further away from "Russia". Соединённые Штаты Америки = USA Россия = Russia
posted on 09/05/2013 7:08:51 AM PDT
(We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
ы before Ш, except after и.......
They could use French to increase the separation even more. États-Unis and Russie.
posted on 09/05/2013 8:21:59 AM PDT
(Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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