what do you do when you hear someone swearing in a foreign language?
i haven't gone out of my way to learn how to articulate cussing in russian, but after a couple years you can't help but pick up some of the more colorful adult vernacular.
today i was sitting at someone's desk, fixing a problem when a nearby co-worker said "блин!". which is actually the polite way of saying what they really meant to say which was "блядь". in this case, the english version of sh--t or he-double hockey sticks.
i played dumb but took notice the person was upset with his computer. this was quickly verified as i was called over shortly thereafter to fix said problem. after fixing it, i was tempted to say "see? it's only a computer not a блядь". but right now it more fun to eavesdrop when no one thinks i'm listening.