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Numbers in Polish - two different ways?


tomek - | 134  
22 Nov 2008 /  #31
Is Gienek88 right about all he has said? No offence Gienek, but I would like to ask someone who has some reputaion here to clearify it for me.

I would also say "pięćdziesięcioma sześcioma dziećmi" is the only correct answer. sześciorgiem, never used such a phrase.

And I would say instinctively "mamy dwutysięczny ósmy rok", though I have only attended Polish school up to third grade and resided eversince in Germany.
Wroclaw Boy  
22 Nov 2008 /  #32
I never thought of it but yeah, guess Polish people just like making things complicated.

Thats the understatement of the year..
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
22 Nov 2008 /  #33
I never thought of it but yeah, guess Polish people just like making things complicated.

they dont like listening to what people tell them either

in fact

if you tell them something they dont want to hear they get all uppety about it

even if its true
tomek - | 134  
22 Nov 2008 /  #34
even if its true

Liar! That's not true!
miranda  
22 Nov 2008 /  #36
they dont like listening to what people tell them either

in fact

if you tell them something they dont want to hear they get all uppety about it

even if its true

that has been my experience as well and it is so difficult to communicate with somebody like that. Some people actually get offended if you tell them the truth.
Wroclaw Boy  
22 Nov 2008 /  #37
BubbaWoo:

they dont like listening to what people tell them either

in fact

if you tell them something they dont want to hear they get all uppety about it

even if its true

that has been my experience as well and it is so difficult to communicate with somebody like that. Some people actually get offended if you tell them the truth.

Can you imagine the murders here if they had such a gun relaxed status such as the US. All office workers beginning with ZUS would be wiped out..
miranda  
22 Nov 2008 /  #38
All office workers beginning with ZUS would be wiped out..

don't even mention ZUS to me, since I had a lot of verbal fights with them, the second was my bank and the third, the Polish post office. Although in some instances I was able to convince them to work with me, not against me.

Even my accountant got offended when I pointed out her mistakes and told me to go and look foe somebody else.
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
22 Nov 2008 /  #39
Can you imagine the murders here if they had such a gun relaxed status such as the US.

can you imagine the tragic deaths if you wind up your neigbours to such an extent that the either go to war with you or occupy you for 60 years...?
osiol 55 | 3,922  
22 Nov 2008 /  #40
my accountant got offended when I pointed out her mistakes

Numerical mistakes, grammatical mistakes or both?
miranda  
22 Nov 2008 /  #41
neither, there was a new tax policy and she was supposed to inform me, so I would not pay more taxes, but she missed hers and had to pay, she wanted me to do the same. I found a solution while talking to another accountant. I am way off topic here.

It is hard when one is running a business and still have to check if the accountant knows what she is doing. Pretty frustrating.
Wroclaw Boy  
22 Nov 2008 /  #42
It is hard when one is running a business and still have to check if the accountant knows what she is doing. Pretty frustrating.

Its not what you know it who you know. In Poland its a case of i know best cos its my monery and the rest of oyu can fuck off.
miranda  
22 Nov 2008 /  #43
I think you can use some art of conversation because you lost me here.
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
24 Nov 2008 /  #44
they dont like listening to what people tell them either

in fact

if you tell them something they dont want to hear they get all uppety about it

even if its true

Happens in all countries.

I don't see a problem though.
Don't tell them what they don't want to hear.

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