Oddities News Archive - October 12, 2005
Rude, unhelpful, and often corrupt: it's the widely held image of the Russian bureaucrat and it strikes fear into the heart of Western investors touching down in Moscow to cash in on a booming economy. But help is at hand.
Word of the Day
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.