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Overuse of the words 'po prostu', esp among females


Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #1
I remember watching one interview with Ewa Drzyzga and another woman. Well, I was passively listening really. The woman couldn't stop saying 'po prostu' and it really grew irritating. It was uncanny just how often she said it. I often hear it in interviews and it really cuts through me. The mute button is never too far away :)

Is it just me or has anyone else noticed this?
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
19 Apr 2009 /  #2
Is it just me

Yes.

I haven't heard it once.
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #3
Well, come and live in Poland and you will.
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
19 Apr 2009 /  #4
I did that for three years;) new fish to fry before I die
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #5
It clearly wasn't in fashion then ;)
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
19 Apr 2009 /  #6
yeah many people do that! i used to say that a lot i think. now when i speak english i sometimes overuse 'like' lol...
Guest  
19 Apr 2009 /  #7
po prostu jestes przewrazliwiony

your are, simply, overreacting

;)
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #8
Yes, thanks for that :)
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
19 Apr 2009 /  #9
'po prostu',

Give us a clue what it means then....?
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #10
Po prostu, nie wiem ;) ;)

What do you think this is, a show with Lionel Blair? ;)
Wyspianska  
19 Apr 2009 /  #11
I actually agree with Seanus, the woman was probably nervous about an interview too and it made her keep saying thing over and over again. Can you share a link with us or was it on tv?
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #12
It was on Polish tv. She was a little worried-looking and that's likely the main reason :)
Bzibzioh  
19 Apr 2009 /  #13
Like peoples in English don't say those senseless things at all, Mr. Seanus? :)

Ones I was waiting in the doctor's office and one teenage girl next to me kept saying over and over the phone 'and I was like ...' and 'and she was like ...'. After 15 minutes I was ready to murder her. Only my Bose headphones saved her life.
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #14
I didn't say they didn't, Bzibby :)
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
19 Apr 2009 /  #15
I had a mate in the UK who ended every sentance with.....you know what i mean like...? very annoying...!
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #16
Many Londoners do that :(
niejestemcapita 2 | 561  
19 Apr 2009 /  #17
Many Londoners do that

no no , they say "narmean"?
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #18
It depends on what part of London, po prostu ;)
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
19 Apr 2009 /  #20
Brixton

I lived there once...did you...?
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #21
I think I was quite near there for an interview. Clapham is near there, right? I'm not too cluey on London, I just know the main parts.

Po prostu, byłem w Londynie tylko 4 razy.
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
19 Apr 2009 /  #22
Clapham is near there, right?

Indeed , i used to work for Mocheck Honda motorcycles there when i lived in Brixton , only a short ride to work.....anyway..BISON...!
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #23
I thought it was on the same trainline. Up in Aberdeen we have a reasonable amount of black people but Clapham was a real eye-opener. Po prostu, cos niesamowitego.

Oh, BISON ;)
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
19 Apr 2009 /  #24
black people

You should have visited Brixton...i was the only white guy on my street....a lot of Bison there too...
OP Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Apr 2009 /  #25
Some might say buffalo. Po prostu, nie znam tej dzielnicy. Anyway, not to worry, BISON :)
szarlotka 8 | 2,209  
19 Apr 2009 /  #26
a lot of Bison there too...

No. As if I missed them innit narmean po prostu whatever.
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
19 Apr 2009 /  #27
whatever.

cokolwiek!!
niejestemcapita 2 | 561  
19 Apr 2009 /  #28
a lot of Bison there too...

yeh herds of bison sweeping majestically up Brixton Hill....:}
wildrover 98 | 4,451  
19 Apr 2009 /  #29
bison sweeping majestically

What did you expect to see in Brixton....a volcano erupting...you should get a hotel nearer to the sea , or preferably innit... bison...
Filios1 8 | 1,336  
19 Apr 2009 /  #30
Don't you have anything better to talk about Seanus?

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