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Throat-singing historian who cooks really good palaw (among other things), and bad-ass enough to make one wonder about his status as an academic.

top categories: language (4), turkic (3), kazakh (3), patriotism (2), food (2)

most quoted with: Anara (1), Brenda (1), Jonathan North Washington (1), professors (1), Michael T (1)

(BETA) Stefan's quotes have been rated 6 times, with an average rating of 4.17/5


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[link] heard: 6 July 2007
[edit] added: 6 July 2007

Stefan: "Okay everyone, remember, besh barmaq at my place on Friday."

Michael: "More like yigirme besh barmaq."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 2 July 2007
[edit] added: 3 July 2007

"I can just see Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin sitting down over a glass of Sam Adams."

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 6 May 2007
[edit] added: 6 May 2007

Hamit aka: "I think Uzbek is the hardest—Uzbekistan is so small, and yet there are so many dialects of Uzbek. Xinjiang is big, but there are only three dialects of Uyghur. And Kazakhstan is huge, but there are no dialects."

Stefan: "Yeah. Russian's the same everywhere."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 3 April 2007
[edit] added: 3 April 2007

Jonathan: "So I was working on my thesis the other day, and I had to read through all this stuff."

Stefan: "Dude. You're in grad school. You're working on your thesis. And you had to read stuff? No way!"

Jonathan: "No, but like, I have to read through all this stuff to get data from it."

Stefan: ...

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[link] heard: 29 March 2007
[edit] added: 30 March 2007

Anara, Palao isn't Kazakh for plov, plov is Russian for palao. Don't ever forget that.

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 10 February 2007
[edit] added: 11 February 2007

"Can you imagine going to the dentist and they're like ‘Our regular drill is broken today, so we're using a corkscrew instead’?"

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 10 February 2007
[edit] added: 11 February 2007

Brenda: "That's the Chinese word for pig: ‘Jū’."

Stefan: "Yeah, where do you think the word ‘Jew’ comes from?"

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