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Polish Weddings – Part 1 Posted by on Jul 29, 2010

Traditional polish weddings are a lot of fun and are totally different than weddings in the States. Every time I have attended a wedding in the USA, I was very surprised that they end at midnight…Well, it may not be strange for people that grew up in the States, but for Polish people it definitely…

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Calendar of Feasts – Harvest Festival (Święto Plonów – Dożynki) Posted by on Jul 26, 2010

Today I wanted to write about a very important and interesting holiday, celebrated usually in Polish villages. From time immemorial, the reaping of harvest (zebranie plonów) crowned the toils of year- long farming and the finishing of work in the fields was a significant rural holiday. Its names included a “wreath holiday” (wieńcowem), from the…

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Ładna pogoda! Posted by on Jul 25, 2010

How do you describe the weather?

Prepositions of Motion Posted by on Jul 22, 2010

Prepositions are a necessary evil. They are very necessary in the learning of a language, but they tend to be very evil in that they are difficult to learn.

The Taste of Summer Posted by on Jul 21, 2010

The taste of summer! Polish vocabulary for your favorite garden harvests!

New president of Poland Posted by on Jul 19, 2010

Most of you probably heard about this horrible accident. On April 10, 2010, Poland’s government suffered a staggering blow when a plane crash (katastrofa lotnicza) killed the president (prezydent), Lech Kaczynski, his wife and dozens of the country’s top political and military leaders (przywódcy), as their Soviet-designed aircraft was trying to land in heavy fog…

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Let’s go shopping! Posted by on Jul 13, 2010

Hello everyone! I recently spent 2 weeks in Poland and decided to share some stories about shopping – shopping for clothes, arts and everything else. My husband – born and raised in US – loves Poland…and history. So, during our first trip to my native country together, I have found out that he knows a…

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