Re: [sig] Russian boots
>The no less likely origin of the word is from Pole (Steppe), as they were steppe-dwellers. There were LOTS of blond nomads those times, to surprise Russians by blonde hair of the Cumans.
> The correct word is Polovtsi but these nomadic people were better known as
> CUMANS and spoke Turkish but were blond and blueeyed like the Russians (this
> is actually the meaning of Polovzi: Straw-color)