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THE TYPICAL POLISH WOMAN?


Polonius3 1,000 | 12,448  
6 Jun 2009 /  #1
I've heard it said (jokingly) in Poland that the typical Polish woman:
MA DZIECKO GENIALNE, MĘŻA DEBILA I NIE MA SIĘ W CO UBRAĆ! (Has a kid that's a genius, an imbecile for a husband and nothing to wear).

Another bit of common wisdom contends: If there was only one orange, the French would divide it up equally amongst family members; Greeks would give it to the wise old grandfather, the family patriarch; Poles would divide it up equally amongst the children; and the Italians would wrap it in fancy paper and present it to their Mama Mia.

Unfortunately the anecdote stopped short of saying what would have been done in England, Ireland, Germany and elsewhere.

Any comments?
Cardno85 31 | 976  
6 Jun 2009 /  #2
Unfortunately the anecdote stopped short of saying what would have been done in England, Ireland, Germany and elsewhere.

In Scotland we would have battered it, deep fried it and served it with chips. :P
beckski 12 | 1,617  
6 Jun 2009 /  #3
Has a kid that's a genius, an imbecile for a husband and nothing to wear).

Guilty to none of the above.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #4
an imbecile for a husband

Why is the husband always called an imbecile? Sounds anti males.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
6 Jun 2009 /  #5
^^ because that's how polkas are. always b!tchin'..
Wyspianska  
6 Jun 2009 /  #6
That's so wrong. Polish women have quite a lot of an attitude but I would never say "they are b!tching". Being rude isn't a common thing for Polish women, we are not offensive and aggressive for no reason unlike it might be the case for girls from Western countries. Just my thoughts...
plk123 8 | 4,150  
6 Jun 2009 /  #7
i definitely disagree wyspi. (how arr you doing?) western women b.tch and moan only a fraction of what polkas do. b.tching and complaining is in the polish psyche and not western.
Wyspianska  
6 Jun 2009 /  #8
Duh! This is not complaining and grumbleing, it's being honest with men and telling them when they're wrong. The only problem is some men cannot take the criticism and care about their ego more than anything else. I'm great, thank you plk! I feel that after the last year which was the darkest time of my life, the whole new thing is starting and I'm loving it. Wyspi is happy. How are you? :-)
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #9
i definitely disagree wyspi. (how arr you doing?) western women b.tch and moan only a fraction of what polkas do. b.tching and complaining is in the polish psyche and not western.

I admire them for having the nerve to say something! All women everywhere should take a hint and do the same.
Maybe if we all complained the way Polish do more would get done and society would improve?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
6 Jun 2009 /  #10
You have to subdivide into age groups, Pol3. The ones who are 'of marrying age', i.e 25-30, tend to be highly domesticated, looking for stability and can be defensive.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
6 Jun 2009 /  #11
I'm great, thank you plk! I feel that after the last year which was the darkest time of my life, the whole new thing is starting and I'm loving it. Wyspi is happy. How are you? :-)

awesome.. i'm doing but not as well as last year or two... oh well.. still having fun though. :)

I admire them for having the nerve to say something! All women everywhere should take a hint and do the same.
Maybe if we all complained the way Polish do more would get done and society would improve?

aeracankas are way more pro active with way less groaning.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #12
There's that saying The squeaky wheel gets oiled. I don't get what the big deal is about complaining. If no one ever said anything nothing would ever get any better.

aeracankas are way more pro active with way less groaning.

Um, not sure what those are. Maybe we complain and are pro active at the same time? Someone's gotta say something first or no one will know.

I admit complaining is fun and is second nature to me.
sadieann 2 | 205  
6 Jun 2009 /  #13
Be strong and assertive, but no one wants to hear girl/guy complain. Waste of time. There's nothing wrong with being straightforward. Often times, with women, it's misconstrued of being not so nice..Whereas, a man is considered to be strong.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #14
but no one wants to hear girl/guy complain.

Yeah but when I complain to the right people stuff gets done. Complaining is a good thing.
polishcanuck 7 | 462  
6 Jun 2009 /  #15
i definitely disagree wyspi. (how arr you doing?) western women b.tch and moan only a fraction of what polkas do. b.tching and complaining is in the polish psyche and not western.

I agree. Sometimes i wonder where these brits found the courage to marry polish women. Boy are they in for a surprise.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
6 Jun 2009 /  #16
They do have many good sides, you know!? It's also up to you as the man to tame them and steer the relationship.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #17
They have lots of good sides. You just can't take advantage of one :P
So don't try!
sadieann 2 | 205  
6 Jun 2009 /  #18
Instead of complaining and you can do a better job; than maybe you should've done it in the first place. Trust me it's not a good tactical practice to be effective.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #19
Trust me it's not a good tactical practice to be effective.

It's always worked for me.
sadieann 2 | 205  
6 Jun 2009 /  #20
With positive results? I've never had to complain to get things done or whine either. Coin toss..
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #21
People don't know or listen unless you complain. It's not whining exactly. It's complaining and that's not the same thing. Where I live everyone does it. People are always complaining about something here and then what do you know? Something happens to change what they are complaining about if enough of them do it. Wow. Progress is possible.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
6 Jun 2009 /  #22
There's that saying The squeaky wheel gets oiled. I don't get what the big deal is about complaining. If no one ever said anything nothing would ever get any better.

no, the squeaky wheel gets replaced. lol

saying and moaning are two different thing.. some women here do know the difference. i'm not so sure if that's the case in PL.

Be strong and assertive, but no one wants to hear girl/guy complain. Waste of time. There's nothing wrong with being straightforward.

exactly

Complaining is a good thing.

terrible.. i can't stand complainers. really.

I agree. Sometimes i wonder where these brits found the courage to marry polish women. Boy are they in for a surprise.

lol.. they sold out for the booty. ;) :D

Instead of complaining and you can do a better job; than maybe you should've done it in the first place. Trust me it's not a good tactical practice to be effective.

yuppers.

It's always worked for me.

so you are always hanging out with weaklings? ;)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
6 Jun 2009 /  #23
But the problem in Poland, especially in customer service, is that whining is met with whining. I can think of a number of places where the workers will have a go at the customer.

A problem of Poles, many of them women, is that they are never wrong and can't take the blame.

For the booty? Well, not in my case but I can't speak for everyone.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #24
so you are always hanging out with weaklings? ;)

If you prefer the nothing gets done way that's your choice. I would rather complain and get results. I call it "public opinion".
sadieann 2 | 205  
6 Jun 2009 /  #25
Point proven plk123.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
6 Jun 2009 /  #26
For the booty? Well, not in my case

poor, poor seanus. :D hope you are getting something out of it. :D

nothing gets done

moaning never leads to getting things done.. it only pisses and distances people off.. i tend to avoid complainers and b.tches.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #27
moaning never leads to getting things done..

Not true. It's the only way to get anything done in the state I live. Everyone does it. Like I said. Progress isn't made any other way!
plk123 8 | 4,150  
6 Jun 2009 /  #28
are you in kali or something?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
6 Jun 2009 /  #29
I was just saying that that's not why I'm in a relationship. It is when you are a teen.
PlasticPole 7 | 2,649  
6 Jun 2009 /  #30
are you in kali or something?

Hey it works in California too. See, it's not so bad. People who realize complaining gets things done are the smart ones who go places in life.

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