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Unique Appliance Voted 'Bulgaria's Household Revolution of 20th Century'

Society | January 2, 2010, Saturday // 15:07| Views: 5827 | Comments: 2
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Bulgaria: Unique Appliance Voted 'Bulgaria's Household Revolution of 20th Century' The so called "chushkopek" is a Bulgarian-patented household appliance.

A unique Bulgarian appliance has been voted “Bulgaria’s Household Revolution of the 20th Century”.

In a campaign organized by the Bulgarian National Television, the so called “chushkopek” – an appliance for roasting peppers – was picked by 25,51% of the people who voted through SMS Text Messages or email.

The “chushkopek” is a patented Bulgarian household appliance with a cylindrical shape; its wall is lined with a heater, and in the middle it can fit 1, 3, 5 or 7 peppers depending on the size and type of the appliance.

In addition to the “chuskopek”, the top ten items which revolutionized Bulgarian households in the 20th century include: electricity (16,17%);

TV and radio (13,44%);

mobile phone (10,25%);

glazed balcony – referring to the socialist-style apartment buildings constructed of concrete panels (7,74%);

car (6,61%);

seaside vacation (6,38%);

Sofia residence – referring to allowing everyone to settle in the capital Sofia by lifting the restrictions in 1989 (5,24%);

Decree 56 – a decree issued by the Bulgarian Communist Party on January 9, 1989, admitting that the Party should have no role in the economy, and that economic activity should be performed by state, municipal, and private companies (4,56%);

popfolk or “chalga” music (4,10%).

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FIGMENT - 2 Jan 2010 // 21:55:46

Chushle

Your brain has been fried by sitting too long inside the "chushkopek". hehe

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Chushki - 2 Jan 2010 // 20:08:13

I dont see baba Neli's samovar on the list..........

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