GO, PEOPLE, GO!

GO, PEOPLE, GO!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:08

Many of the slogans put out by the protestors against the Plamen Oresharski government are impossible to translate as they contain too many puns and require too much context to understand, but here are some samples.

TURKS ARE COOL, BUT THE DPS IS NOT
(The DPS, or Movement for Rights and Freedoms, is the Turkish-dominated junior government coalition partner)

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KEEP CALM AND IGNORE VOLEN
(Volen Siderov is the leader of the extremist Ataka party)

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#DANSWITHME
(DANS is the acronym for the National Security Service. The appointment of a controversial MP and media mogul Delyan Peevski to head it sparked off the protests in Sofia)

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SERGEY, GOTSEV, VOLEN, BOYKO, DOGAN IN JAIL

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I’M NOT GETTING PAID.
I HATE YOU FREE OF CHARGE

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FREEDOM OR USSR

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IF YOU WANT PEACE, SEND BSP AND DPS TO SIBERIA

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BULGARIA IS OURS.
YOU’RE FIRED

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COME ON, LET'S DO SOME SWEEPING!

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NORMAL PEOPLE AGAINST MAFIA

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NOT GOODBYE, BUT FAREWELL

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BULGARIANS AGAINST TURKS?
YOU GOT IT WRONG, CLOWNS!
WE'RE NOT THAT STUPID.
ALL TOGETHER AGAINST
THE POLITICAL MOB

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THERE’S A NEW MEDICAL TERM: MENTALLY VOLEN
(Volen rhymes with "bolen," which means sick)

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THE MAFIA HAS ITS OWN GOVERNMENT. DOES IT HAVE A NATION, TOO? IT’S UP TO US

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YOU’RE NOT INTELLIGENT ENOUGH TO GOVERN US

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OLIGARSKI GO, BUDDHA DO NOT RETURN!
(Oligarski, from oligarch, rhymes with Oresharski)

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THIS PROTEST IS NOT FOR SALE

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NO TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE POWER ENGINEERING MAFIA

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NO MAFIA

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THE WOLF WAS APPOINTED TO TAKE CARE OF THE LAMBS

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READ ANIMAL FARM

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I DON'T WANT ORESHARSKI AND PEEVSKI, AND NOT GERB EITHER

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REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA = TSVETAN VASILEV Ltd.
(Tsvetan Vasilev is a banker in whose bank the government of Boyko Borisov kept most of the state's funds)

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WELCOME TO MUTROLANDIA

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