чем бы дитя не тешилось, лишь бы траву не курило

Funny Russian expressions


Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[chem by dee-TYA nee TYE-shee-las', leesh by tra-VU nye ku-REE-la]

Translation / meaning:

whatever the child is doing, the most important that he/she does not smoke grass


A modern adaptation of the Russian proverb "чем бы дитя не тешилось, лишь бы не плакало".
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