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Do you know how Poland got its name? Posted by on Oct 29, 2021

Most of you know  quite a lot about Poland! But one question I ask my friends barely ever gets answered…Where did the name Poland actually come from? How did Poland get its name? Let’s help you answer this question in today’s post🙂. So why Poland is called Poland? In Polish Poland is called “Polska”. It…

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Pumpkin varieties in Polish Posted by on Oct 27, 2021

With October here and Halloween around the corner why not talk about pumpkins? Do you know how to name different varieties of them in Polish? Pumpkin is called a queen of the autumn (królowa jesieni) in Poland. The golden Polish autumn (złota Polska jesień) is a time of an amazing variety of wonderful vegetables and fruits…

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Eat your cake and plate too? Posted by on Oct 14, 2021

Having a birthday party? Do you use paper plates, ceramic? Did you know that in Poland a lot of people use waffles/wafers as plates! Once you are done with the cake, eat the plate too! In Poland you can buy “Wafle tortowe“in pretty much each grocery store (sklep spożywczy). They usually come in a package…

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What do Polish surnames mean? Posted by on Oct 7, 2021

Do you have a Polish surname or is there one in your family tree? Poland has more than 38 million inhabitants and is the seventh-largest population in Europe. Many more millions of Polish nationals and people with Polish ancestry live around the world. If you’re one of them, you might wonder about the meaning of your…

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