RE: Tolerance for Dissent on Extropians

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Wed Aug 08 2001 - 04:28:23 MDT

On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Sean Kenny wrote:

> It's from A Clockwork Orange by the one of the greatest English
> Novelists Anthony Burgess - he claimed it was the derivative of a
> Russian word, roughly similar to Cohorts.

droog (written drug) means "friend" in Russian. Nowadays one would have
used "bratva" (not britva), which roughly means brothers, in the organized
crime/gang sense.

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