Story behind of Russian proverb

by Igor
(Moscow)

Story behind of Russian proverb

Story behind of Russian proverb

One day a young doctor, who was invited to the Russian hopelessly ill boy , let him have what he wants. The boy ate the pork with cabbage and to the surprise of others, began to recover.


After this incident, the doctor ordered the pork with cabbage to sick German boy, but after eating he died the next day. According to one theory, it is this story is the basis of the appearance of the phrase "that is good for Russians, for Germans - death."

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