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Few do as the name sounds so innocuous. But the name likely originated from the russian biritch.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contract_bridge

Maybe too contrived.

But I did not think the blatant xenophobia in the OP should stand unopposed.

Especially for a word which already to a high degree has been assimilated into (US) English.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Czar_(political_term)

But when I need to explain the joke I must admit defeat :-)




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