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Archive for July, 2009

Hello! My Name Is Barb and I’m a Polskie Seriale Addict Posted by on Jul 10, 2009

Today you get a very special treat – a guest post by one of our favorite commenters – Barbara from Canada. About a year ago, I decided to make a commitment to “re-learn” Polish…it was the language I had spoken at home as a child.  Like many children in the neighbourhood, I also attended Polish…

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“Sami Swoi” Posted by on Jul 7, 2009

I was thinking about our last post about “swój” and realized that no discussion about this particular possessive pronoun would be complete without the mention of “Sami Swoi.” Yeah! If you’re Polish, regardless of your age, gender or education, I am SURE you’ve heard about this film. And chances are, you’ve seen this film too…

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Swój or mój? – possessive pronouns continued Posted by on Jul 3, 2009

Ha! I see that “swój” and its different forms are not going to win any popularity contests when it comes to Polish grammar for foreigners. And honestly, I can’t blame you guys. Those little buggers are really annoying. I’ve seen some really convoluted explanations of ”swój” and so I’m not all that surprised by your…

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