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What’s in a Name? Posted by Katarzyna on Sep 23, 2010
There are SEVERAL truly Polish names and it got me wondering, what’s behind the name?
Kalendarz – From Days to a Year Posted by Katarzyna on Sep 20, 2010
Poniedziałki. Mondays. It doesn’t matter where you live or what language you speak, the days can just be awful. You enjoy a weekend, rest and relax and then the dreaded day comes to start the work week over again. Well, I thought I might ease us into the week, this week, with a post on…
Poles in Space – Polacy w kosmosie Posted by Katarzyna on Sep 14, 2010
Space: It’s been called the final frontier. I am not going to tell you stories of the voyages of the Starship, Enterprise. No, I am going to tell you of a seven day mission, one that was set aboard the Soyuz 30 ship commanded by Russian cosmonaut, Colonel Pyotr Klimuk, and carried out experiments at…
Proverbially Polish: Przysłowie Posted by Katarzyna on Sep 9, 2010
When learning any language, it’s often common sayings that stick in your mind. I remember one of the first English sayings I learned in kindergarten was, “Don’t put the cart before the horse.” In Polish, this would translate to, “Nie kładź wóz przed koniem.” Yes, I was an impatient child. But this impatience prompted my…
Starry-eyed Surprise Posted by Katarzyna on Aug 11, 2010
Starry-eyed Surprise – learning about our solar system in Polish!