The creators of YoptaScript emphasize that the language works well with different street dialects: “==“ (equals), for example, can be replaced with “ровно” (“exactly”) or “однахуйня” (“same s**t”). More details about YoptaScript are available on the project's GitHub page.
Though Gozman, Belozerskiy, and Mkhitaryan created YoptaScript, now that the project has attracted media attention across the country, the project now includes seven people.“Yopta,” a crass exclamation commonly used by gopniki has been surprisingly successful thus far: as of December 9, the language's website, Yopta.Space had 120,000 unique visitors.
Gozman told journalists:
Основные сложности, которые возникли — это раздуть словарный запас наших «эллочек-людоедочек» до 600+ выражений. На этом мы недели две ломали головы, так как всю эту похабщину нужно было сделать чуть более логичной. Это правда было ужасно, потому что никто из нашей команды не переваривал столь крепкие выражения в повсеместном употреблении.
The main difficulty that we’ve encountered has been expanding the vocabularies of our “Ellochka-lyudoyedkas” [Ellochka-lyudoyedka is a famous character from Ilf and Petrov’s satirical novel 12 Chairs who only used 30 words to express her thoughts – GlobalVoices] to 600+ expressions. It took us some two weeks to figure out how to make this filthy language more structured. It was awful, because no one on our team can tolerate this kind of language on a daily basis.
Though Gozman insists that his team isn't trying to make fun of anyone and that the project is strictly educational, it's clearly parodic. And Gozman seems to have a good sense of humor: in addition to claiming to be a pastafarian, he is seen wearing a Peppa Pig knitted cap in almost every picture on his Vkontakte page.
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