On Apr 7, 2011, at 1:54 PM, Jeroen van Aart<jeroen () mompl net> wrote:
Babushkas can be quite mean, though mostly it's shopping bags that are their preferred tools of assault. ;-)
As the recipient of a number of umbrella tips while trying to catch up to my fiancee (at the time, ex-wife now) in a
meat shop in Moscow, I have to differ with you here. They seem quite adept at the use of an umbrella rather than a
shopping bag as an effective weapon.