Economic woes and technological antidotes

What does the world need right now? We need brave individuals who can go to Russia and meet both those two presidents with difficult names and ask them to leave everyone out of their sorry feud.

The names Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky are especially hard for us to pronounce. Our most enduring contact with Europeans was with the group led by a queen whose language of communication was English.

Putin sounds suspiciously English and of the two he’s the one whose name we remember easily. Men (especially those who are presidents) have a nauseating habit of involving the whole world when they have an argument or disagreement. Why don’t they meet man to man and slug it out like real men used to do without increasing the price of fuel and cooking oil? Thanks to these two Eastern Europeans I now exclusively eat boiled food and oil-fried food is now a delicacy reserved for Sunday meals.

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