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Archive for March, 2013

How to say Easter wishes in Polish Posted by on Mar 31, 2013

Here are few different Easter wishes you can send through the card, email or simply just say to someone in Polish: Z okazji Świąt Wielkanocnych: miłości, która jest ważniejsza od wszelkich dóbr, zdrowia, które pozwala przetrwać najgorsze. Pracy, która pomaga żyć. Uśmiechów bliskich i nieznajomych, które pozwalają lżej oddychać i szczęścia, które niejednokrotnie ocala nam…

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Polish sayings about March Posted by on Mar 29, 2013

The word “March” (Marzec) comes from the Roman “Martius”. This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war (Bóg wojny Mars). March was the beginning of the calendar year. We changed to the “new style” in 1752, and it is only since then when the…

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Is Polish language a hard one to learn? Posted by on Mar 23, 2013

Is it? I don’t think so…Although I’m aware that people everywhere say “Polish is the hardest language to learn”! It is definitely not the easiest…I think that Polish is a beautiful and interesting language. I heard this from some of my friends – they say they love listening to me speaking Polish and it almost…

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We are going to see wild boars! Posted by on Mar 22, 2013

The Wild Boar (Dzik) is the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. It lives in woodlands all over central Europe, and can be found throughout most of the forests of Poland. Wild boars are covered in a coat of coarse, bristle-like hairs ranging from dark grey to brown. They can reach up to 440 lb…

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What does “nietoperek” mean in Polish? Posted by on Mar 16, 2013

An extensive subterranean system of defenses (podziemny system obrony), often referred to as the Międzyrzecz fortifications (Ostwall), were built for German troops close to the previous German – Polish border from 1933 through to the end of the second world war in 1945. Today, sections of this underground bunker complex serve as perhaps the most…

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Basic Polish geography Posted by on Mar 15, 2013

The Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska) is one of the largest countries in Central Europe, bordering Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany. Its northern frontier on the Baltic Sea gives it easy access to Scandinavian and North Sea ports. Poland`s shape is roughly square, measuring 400-440 miles across. The capital, Warsaw…

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Religion in Poland Posted by on Mar 9, 2013

Throughout the history of the Polish State, the Roman Catholic Church has played a very important role. Because of the Roman Catholic Church, Poland was able to continue its existence in history. The decision of choosing Roman Catholicism as Poland’s first and only religion under the auspices of the Church in the Czech Republic, as…

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