If you click the Stack Exchange site drop-down menu:

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and look closely at the menu item for "Русский язык", you'll see the following:

menu item for Russian language.

At the moment it is read as

"For лингвистов, этимологов, и энтузиастов русского языка"

Just two notes:

  • It is better to put "Для" instead of "For".
  • According to rules, the comma before "и" is an error.

So, the whole line should be written as:

"Для лингвистов, этимологов и энтузиастов русского языка"

  • related: Oxford comma – gnat Jul 17 '15 at 17:24
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    Also, why is it way down at the bottom, shouldn't it be with the other "P"/"R" sites? – CRABOLO Jul 17 '15 at 17:36
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    Not in Russian. A series of words like this => there is no comma before the "and." No exceptions. (Colorful picture!) – DIG mbl Jul 17 '15 at 17:37
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    I'm... not sure we can easily fix that. Well, without deploying a highly sophisticated upgrade to the localization enging. (if Locale == Russian then prefix = "Для" :)) – Adam Lear Jul 17 '15 at 19:02
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    @AnnaLear I don't know the code, but maybe it would be easier to remove the 'for' part as a standard and add it to the description? Because it applies to may other languages also. For example, the Japanese discription as visible in the list. – wythagoras Jul 17 '15 at 20:17
  • @AnnaLear: Are you talking about OS' or browser's locale? Mine are en_US. – DIG mbl Jul 17 '15 at 20:26
  • @wythagoras: You are right, it is the easiest way to correct it. – DIG mbl Jul 17 '15 at 20:26
  • @wythagoras Localization is a complex beast. For example, the Russian site's audience is phrased with the expectation of a word like "for" in front of it. Russian carries a lot of information in word endings (unlike, say, English). – Adam Lear Jul 17 '15 at 20:34
  • @DIGmbl No. You should assume that my comment bears just about no resemblance to what actual code would look like. :) – Adam Lear Jul 17 '15 at 20:44

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