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English people attitude towards Poles?


Patrycja19 63 | 2,699  
6 May 2007 /  #241
I think that you demand much more of the credit than is due to you.

and what the heck are you demanding?

I think at some point it was a joint effort, every man watch each others backs because
this is getting fierce!

Europe was getting hammered. Polish, british, russian, United states. everyone
had to work together..
daffy 23 | 1,508  
6 May 2007 /  #242
Don't speak for all English, not all English people are the same, like in all nationalities,

well said and prawda! (true)
alan  
6 May 2007 /  #243
Well I love the Polish.

I'm a youngish Englishman who has worked with quite a few and I find them very downright likeable.

I've done the same jobs as they (i.e. pizza delivery whilst I was a student) and got on well with most.

Most Englishman like Polish people. The problem is that in the UK, there is a builders and workman class of male who is afraid of the impact of many immigrants of wages and on house prices. The 'working classes' for whom the newspapers The Daily Mail and Daily Express write for, are frightened of these economic effects. The builders 'class' is very coarse and outspoken but essentially mostly a good and humourous bunch when you get to know them.

I myself have seen wage suppresion resulting from these influxes, and house prices are now astronomic, and many of us can not afford a house now. The result is that there is a negative press and opinion about mass immigration. In realty, the English are frustrated with asylum seekers (not Poles) and immigrants who dont integrate, but since many of these are racially different criticism of these groups is politically incorrect. So instead, because Polish people are white, hardworking and thereby competing for jobs, its you who gets it in the neck.

However, so great an impression you have made on myself and others, I can feel nothing bad towards you about any of that. I am grateful you are here.

In fact, I feel strangely guilty that we didn't uphold the treaty to defend you in the war. Even though I am 30 and can't have had anything to do with it!

So, please dont take the current political rumblings about the cultural and economic effects of mass immigration on the 'English' personally, which are mostly expressed only in the two afforemention newspapers (known as 'rags'), its about a wider situation, and most migrants to the UK aren't Polish and we all know that. The builders however are more afraid because the Polish males tend to look for work in their sector.
Wroclaw 44 | 5,384  
6 May 2007 /  #244
The builders however are more afraid because the Polish males tend to look for work in their sector.

And while they are away, I'm kept very busy here in Poland fitting out kitchens and bathrooms.
daffy 23 | 1,508  
6 May 2007 /  #245
'm kept very busy here in Poland fitting out kitchens and bathrooms.

wahey ;) lol and it seems to work out nicely for you too! polish wages that is
stepheng - | 49  
6 May 2007 /  #246
Defending Britain or Poland?....Why would a Pole want to defend Britain?

A common enemy, in World War 2 free forces from occupied countries continued to fight with the British in the war.

There was a number of Polish pilots fought in the Battle of Britain and they were in general much more experienced than their British counterparts. Britain had a major shortage of pilots and sent our own men up there with inadequate training at the time only to possibly have them shot down.
witek 1 | 587  
6 May 2007 /  #247
Immigration should be ceased immediately, no one can justify bring immigrants here whilst we have people on benefit, unless there is a skill shortage in a particular area.

is it our problem you Brits are too lazy to work?
Wroclaw 44 | 5,384  
6 May 2007 /  #248
lol and it seems to work out nicely for you too! polish wages that is

I just give a quote and the client can discuss it if he so wishes. Most people here now accept that they have to pay for building services. If you're fast, you make money.
witek 1 | 587  
6 May 2007 /  #249
Yes the Poles did discover how the Enigma Coding Machine worked, but it was the British who actually broke the codes

July 25, 1939, before the war began, the Polish intelligence provided Great Britain and France with one copy each (with necessary documents) of the German coding machine “Enigma” that allowed to read the secret German messages. A team of Polish cryptologists was evacuated to France, later on to England, where a special center for monitoring and decoding was organized in Bletchley Park. The Polish “Enigma” played a significant role, especially during the Battle of Britain, Battle of the Atlantic and the invasion of the continent in 1944. Other Polish scientists and technicians evacuated to England have to be mentioned as well. The electronics specialists helped with creating the submarine detection system (HFDF – High Frequency Direction Finding). The Polish engineers constructed the reversible tank periscope and an anti-aircraft cannon, with tens of thousands of which the British troops were equipped
Decorator 4 | 291  
6 May 2007 /  #250
is it our problem you Brits are too lazy to work?

Or college trained with diploma's... Quality not quantity....!!!
miranda  
6 May 2007 /  #251
Quality not quantity....!!!

Dec,
what is you attitude towards Polish (how was the exhibition?)
witek 1 | 587  
6 May 2007 /  #252
Quality not quantity....!!!

is that what you tell the ladies? that size doesn't matter?
Decorator 4 | 291  
6 May 2007 /  #253
I'm absolutely cool with the Polish people Miranda, absolutely no problem whatsover , a lot of untrained Polish people in my field who work in the uk are not qualified as decorators, but at the end of the day it's untirely up to the client if they want to get the job done cheaper. I don't care one way or the other to be honest. Everyone has a right to earn money. But if i employ someone, it is purely on their skills and ability to do the work to a high standard, regardless of where they are from...

is it our problem you Brits are too lazy to work?

This is a useless statement to me.!!

Oh and the exhibition was excellent Miranda, thanks for asking... Hope your having a lovely weekend..

is that what you tell the ladies? that size doesn't matter?

No i believe that would be your kind of statement !!
witek 1 | 587  
6 May 2007 /  #254
Or college trained with diploma's

if you were College trained then you would know that it is diplomas not diploma's.
Decorator 4 | 291  
6 May 2007 /  #255
is that what you tell the ladies? that size doesn't matter?

And you should take a good look at this sentence !! you really are a prick.
witek 1 | 587  
6 May 2007 /  #256
Or college trained with diploma's

's (apostrophe s) represents singular possession

for example A COLLEGE DIPLOMA'S EFFECT

I believe you meant to say college trained with diplomas
miranda  
6 May 2007 /  #257
Oh and the exhibition was excellent Miranda, thanks for asking... Hope your having a lovely weekend..

I am glad and I hope you are having fun as well:)
Wroclaw 44 | 5,384  
6 May 2007 /  #258
's (apostrophe s) represents singular possession

Not quite. It's raining.

Just to be awkward.
Decorator 4 | 291  
6 May 2007 /  #259
I believe you meant to say college trained with diplomas

No i really did mean to say you're a ***** !!!
Hueg - | 320  
6 May 2007 /  #260
It's raining.

yep. That's contraction for you. It's great isn't it. :)

I was contractually obliged to point that out btw.
parisdoll  
6 May 2007 /  #261
hi all. personally i don`t think we poles do get on well with english. basically because of the main cultural differences. ok. pole and english look almost the same: big, tall, blond, blue eyes. the problem is not here. english people are basically jelous about the success of other people. they can`t stand us poles making money, being intelligent, getting the good positions. they would prefer us stay miserable and constantly in demand of them . they will probably always treat poles as a sub-category of people.

again personally i think it will get worst and worst. i was being told about that 3 years ago by somebody of a polish descent (the old emigration!). and now im seeing that by myself. by living here day per day and trying to cope with english society. english basically DO NOT trust anybody. nor they will trust polish people. there are some very nasty, xenophob people out there. you can meet them in evryday life. just open your eyes and protect your identity. VIVA POLSKA!!!
Frank 23 | 1,183  
6 May 2007 /  #262
.....laughable....god.........!!!!.............. trolls are such fun.....
daffy 23 | 1,508  
6 May 2007 /  #263
parisdoll, i dont think you've got the pulse at all.

The english certaintly dont think

jelous about the success of other people. they can`t stand us poles making money, being intelligent, getting the good positions.

the majority of migrant workers go into construction and other trade jobs - this is not to say there is no intelligence required but it is a very vocal workforce and they hate competition lol - not you as a race. It was the Irish before that :) like any PEOPLE who face competition in busines. No one wakes up to that and says 'brilliant news altogether' :)

there are some very nasty, xenophob people out there. you can meet them in evryday life. just open your eyes and protect your identity.

very true, and they exist in Poland as well as England and Ireland and France etc. its an individual thing, not a national thing
parisdoll  
6 May 2007 /  #264
oh really?? the majority?? not sure. working for the big airline here. using my language skills. im sure there are plenty like me!!.

ireland??? that`s the country with the most of hatred towards polish nation...

and u daffy? daft? where do u work? construction??? that`s a small world to know other nations!
BubbaWoo 33 | 3,510  
6 May 2007 /  #265
if you express the same attitude in your everyday life as you have here then no wonder you are getting sh*t back from the english... we tend not to put up with jumped up little upstarts
ukinpoland 5 | 338  
6 May 2007 /  #266
ireland??? that`s the country with the most of hatred towards polish nation...

Are you French?? How the hell can you make that quote. You jumped up little Frenchman.
I find the Irish quite pleasant. However the French. Non Monsiour This little piggy had better go oui oui oui all the way home <smile>
parisdoll  
6 May 2007 /  #267
we tend not to put up...........
ha ha!!!
WE TEND. who 4 sake??? who u r to say that??? we r in EU. we do what we want!!
ukinpoland 5 | 338  
6 May 2007 /  #269
WE TEND. who 4 sake??? who u r to say that??? we r in EU. we do what we want!!

What a marvelous contribution you are making to the EU. I can smell the bullsh*t from here. Ferme le bouche.
parisdoll  
6 May 2007 /  #270
no. im polish. where do u live? in london there are quite big fights between irish and polish. didn`t u know that??

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