The year is 1976 in Moscow.
Boris the out-of-work worker goes into the Moscow
Vodka Factory in Russia and says...."Please give
me a job."
"Sign here comrade," says the manager.
"I'm illiterate," says Boris.
"Get out of here! No job," snarls the manager.
The year is 2001 in New York.
Boris the Russian-American building inspector goes
into a New York jeweler's and pays cash for a
20,000 necklace for his girlfriend.
"You could have
written a check for this purchase sir," says the
Boris thinks to himself "If I could write, I
would be working in a Moscow Vodka Factory."