Quotation by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

You were right: the sturgeon was a little off!
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904), Russian author, playwright. Gurov's companion in Lady with a Dog, Works, vol. 10, p. 137, "Nauka" (1976).

Quoted by Russians when an interlocutor ignores a plea for real communication.
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