I am S-i-d-o-r-o-v. This makes me somewhat special,
if you know what I mean (I guess you don't... unless you are
For those who do not know, Sidorov is a
notorious Russian surname. Alongside with several other
famous characters (Brezhnev, Chapaev, Gena the Crocodile,
The Mother-in-Law and Rabinovich), Sidorov always has
been one of the favorite objects for jokes (including
practical :-). In fact, Sidorov is one of the Perfect
Pair, namely, Ivanov-Petrov-Sidorov triplet. Here is a
In the army:
Ivanov!!! ---- Here!
- Petrov!!? ------ Here!!
Sidorov!?? ------- Here!!!
- Are you guys relatives or
something? ----- No, Sir! We are identical twins, Sir!