“Hot. Cool. Yours.” Hmmm…does that sound like a legitimate slogan for an Olympic Games? The folks over at Powder magazine sure don’t think so, and they posted a story recently about why the 2014 Sochi Olympics have some splaining to do. “Russian (I just learned today) is a dynamic language, and the words [for 'hot' and 'cool'] have multiple meanings,” wrote Powder online editor Heather Hansman. “For instance, [the Russian word for 'hot'] doesn’t just mean hot, it can also mean sultry and passionate. Members of the Russian media are having a field day. Journalist Andrey Kozenko tweeted: ‘The Olympic slogan “Hot. Wintry. Yours” is missing a phone number and a line that says, “Private residences. Apartments.”‘ Side note, did you know that Sochi is one of the mail order bride capitals of the world?” To read the full post, click here.
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