strong like bull

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Wed May 16 04:48:20 UTC 2001

>It sounds like Boris Badenov to me, but that's probably not it.

Maybe that is it ... or close, anyway.

I've heard this since about 1970 or earlier, I think. I think the first
context in which I heard it was something like "Russian woman strong like

It is clearly intended to be a rendition of a Slav or other European trying
for "strong as a bull".

-- Doug Wilson

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