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Easter – Wielkanoc Posted by on Apr 3, 2010

Anna’s comment – I asked Adam to write about Easter knowing full well that he would be reluctant to do so. And also knowing full well that he would object to the idea that being Polish equals being Catholic. But unfortunately, for what it’s worth, Poland is perceived as a Catholic country, and Easter is…

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Polish Easter Monday Posted by on Apr 11, 2009

So, Easter day is almost here. And before you start celebrating (if you do Easter), here are a few things to remember about Wielkanoc in Poland: 1. It’s a two-day holiday and people go to church on both days. 2. Food is a major Easter feature (but I guess the same can be said about…

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Polish Diminutives – one more time Posted by on Apr 7, 2009

I think I should add a brief explanation regarding my previous post on diminutive proper names. I am fully aware that if you really want to you can create zdrobnienia of just about any name out there, including Agnieszka, for example. The difference between some names and others is this: while very few perfect strangers…

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