1. Which Bulgarian party is dubbed The Centenarian Lady?
A. BSP, or Bulgarian Socialist Party
B. GERB, or Citizens for Bulgaria’s European Development
C. DPS, or Movement for Rights and Freedoms
2. Which Cyrillic letters have Hebrew origins?
The latest of the political jokes crop- fresh for the 12 May general elections
NOT A SQUIRREL
A band of snails robbed a tortoise taking a walk in the Borisova Garden.
A scandal ensued, and Boyko Borisov ordered Tsvetan Tsvetanov to arrest the bandits as soon as possible. Promptly, Tsvetanov called in the cops and told them to find the snails. A week later the cops reported that they couldn't find the snails but that the tortoise was already behind bars for a traffic violation it had committed five years previously.
Nestled at the foot of the Stara Planina's highest peak, this town has a special place in Bulgarian history as it was the birthplace of one of this country's greatest 19th Century revolutionary poets.