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Archive for July, 2008

The Many Polish Greetings Posted by on Jul 8, 2008

In all this excitement with grammar and country music, I totally forgot to tell you about the intricacies of Polish greetings. I realized that last night when a friend from Finland skyped me and very indirectly pointed out my oversight. My friend is an older lady whose brand new daughter-in-law is Polish. The girl’s Polish…

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Plural, Singular or Something In-Between? Posted by on Jul 4, 2008

This last post about wakacje (holidays) made me a little bit confused. OK, not a little. A lot. While writing it, I was unable to fully determine the grammatical gender of “wakacje”, and a random selection of my countrymen to whom I posed that question just looked at me with utter bewilderment. “You mean it…

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A Little Bit About Mrągowo Posted by on Jul 1, 2008

One of our readers is going to Poland this summer, and that in itself is nothing unusual, tons of people visit Poland every year. But not very many of them go to Mrągowo. In fact, I was rather surprised to hear that anyone from abroad would actually know where Mrągowo is. Because I’d bet that…

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