For example, the Czar learned that the Haitian word for zombie is zonbi, which is something he did not know before. Haitian is one of the 86 languages the Czar does not speak, so his first word in Haitian is probably a good one. Perhaps none better.
Yes, the article is as good as the Volgi says it is. Few things have ever been written so scholarly yet so intensely readable.
Божію Поспѣшествующею Милостію Мы, Дима Грозный Императоръ и Самодержецъ Всероссiйскiй, цѣсарь Московскiй. The Czar was born in the steppes of Russia in 1267, and was cheated out of total control of all Russia upon the death of Boris Mikhailovich, who replaced Alexander Yaroslav Nevsky in 1263. However, in 1283, our Czar was passed over due to a clerical error and the rule of all Russia went to his second cousin Daniil (Даниил Александрович), whom Czar still resents. As a half-hearted apology, the Czar was awarded control over Muscovy, inconveniently located 5,000 miles away just outside Chicago. He now spends his time seething about this and writing about other stuff that bothers him.