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Posts by Eurola  

Joined: 2 Dec 2006 / Female ♀
Last Post: 6 Jun 2021
Threads: Total: 4 / Live: 1 / Archived: 3
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From: USA
Speaks Polish?: Yes

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Eurola   
3 Dec 2006
Life / Alcohol problems of Polish people [141]

I don't think polish people drink any MORE than other nationalities. They however drink different: mostly on the weekends and to get drunk. I work in American corporate environment and sometimes we go out for drinks. Well, they drink like fish and get pretty loud. In general, most Americans have a drink or two (maybe more) just about everyday. Especially the older ones living alone.
Eurola   
3 Dec 2006
Love / Polish Girls vs Russian Girls [813]

Geeez, people - chill out. There is no need for anger or insults. Just have your opinions and move on.
...Polish woman or Russian...or German, or English, or Italian - just a matter of taste in looks. All of us end up in the bedroom and in the kitchen anyway!!! And it is fun to be there. Smile. Laugh. Love. :)
Eurola   
7 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

"My family likes to use dupa yosh (josz in Polish maybe) and goovno (guwno?)."

It is simply "dupa Jas". Dupa Jas is a dummy.
Eurola   
9 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

Did anyone hear the expression "pinda grochowa"? It usually said about a silly woman. However, saying "ty pizdo" to w woman is very insulting.
Eurola   
10 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

OK Jim that would be: "idz do piekla" :)
Eurola   
14 Dec 2006
Food / Pierogi recipe and filling from my grandmother [179]

I grew up in Poland, but I never made pierogi or goloabki myself. They require a lot of work. Besides, I lost my Mom early and had nobody to teach me how to do that.

There are tons of Polish Deli's in Chicago who make them just great! Works for me.
Eurola   
15 Dec 2006
Language / Polish or any Slavic language key to any other Slavic languages? [126]

I think it is true for most languages. If you speak Italian you are more likely to understand Spanish, if you are polish you will understand more Slavic languages. Most of them anyway. If you are from the Anglo-Germanic brood, you should pick up words accordingly.

See the ugly words above? I understand them even tough the last time I had a homework in Russian was in the 70-s.
Eurola   
15 Dec 2006
Language / Polish or any Slavic language key to any other Slavic languages? [126]

Some words might be similar in spelling. Example?

My Mexican friend gave me a letter to read. I read the words as I would read them in Polish. Most of the words I read sounded like a Mexican would pronounce them. I did not recognize most the words, but I was saying them correct. How about that?
Eurola   
16 Dec 2006
Language / Polish or any Slavic language key to any other Slavic languages? [126]

When I was learning English, many words in the dictionary sounded similar, but they were pronounced different. I had French in high school in Poland, so it seemed like the same word could be pronounced different in Polish, then in French and English.

I guess, after centuries of mixing we are a one, big, happy family who sometimes have strong disagreements, but love each other nonetheless.

A lot of words are borrowed from other languages. Everybody in the world seems to know "OK" even tough it is not a part of any language, but English.
Eurola   
16 Dec 2006
Language / Are the languages of Russian and Polish similar at all? [94]

Thanks, I'm desperately trying to find Polish lessons for adults in the Elgin, Il area, but am having no luck

I know it's far, but the only ones that offered polish language lessons are city colleges in Chicago, Wright College for one. Give them a call, they might know more.
Eurola   
16 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

Wow. Times changed. A LOT. :) :)
Eurola   
22 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

vet, you just said "My mother does not feel well". Nothing wrong with this statement. It does not sound like you used any swear words in error. Phew.
Eurola   
23 Dec 2006
Language / Polish sayings [236]

Wiedza sasiedzi jak kto siedzi - Your neighbors know you (really)

Nie widziala dupa slonca i zgorzala od goraca - like, arse who never saw the sun and got burned (usually said to people amused - seeing something for the first time)
Eurola   
23 Dec 2006
Language / Polish sayings [236]

Na Boze Narodzenie przybywa dnia na kurze stapienie, a na Nowy Rok na barani skok - At X-mas we gain light at the size of chicken's step, at New Year the size of ram's jump.

Boze Narodzenie po wodzie, Wielkanoc po lodzie - Rainy X-mas, frosty Easter.
(can be reversed, it's a way of forecasting the spring)

Are they Polish sayings?

Yes, I heard them all :)

Modli sie pod figura a diabla ma za skora - he(she) prays but has a devil under the skin.

Pan Bogu swieczke, a diablu ogarek - A candle for God, a stump for the devil (said about two faced people)

Jakby suka nie dala to by pies nie wzial - if the ***** did not put out the dog would not hump her.
Eurola   
24 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

The two words are not pronounced the same in polish.
The bad word (chuje) sounds like "whoyeh" and the good one (to feel) - "chooyeh"

Hope it helps :)
Eurola   
26 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

( ushownz)

it is "usiadz" which means - "sit down"

( pas-coo-ra)

not sure. Could it be pas-coo-da?

Then it could be "paskuda", which means ugly, very ugly..
However, it is a teasing, joking word said to a beatuful woman or a young girl, and she knows that she is not.
Eurola   
26 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

Sounds like you were a very cute, hyper child who could not sit still :)

Usiadz paskuda! psiakrew!
Eurola   
27 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

You can also say "F**** off" to someone who bothers you and you don't like it... :)

You 'F**** up" if you mess up - no matter what it is!

It's good to know this kind of words, but they do not suit every company or circumstances since they are offensive. Be careful using them.
Eurola   
28 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

Country wedding songs are usually dirty, but fun to listen to. I know which one you mean "pytala sie pani".
Some good wedding singers make up words to apply to the bride or groom. Not to mention the in-laws!
Eurola   
29 Dec 2006
Language / Polish Swear Words [1242]

Gabby, you don't want to know the translation. Whoever wrote this was extremelymean and abusive. (He dared to write this, because he knew you'll not understand it).

Just forget it.
Eurola   
29 Dec 2006
Love / Polish girls attitudes towards sex. [568]

And...that's why we all wear diamond rings (big ones mind you), we drive the most expensive cars and live in expensive suites paid for by johns (instead of cleaning them), we all wear mink furs and we don't really have to work for a living. :)
Eurola   
30 Dec 2006
Love / Polish girls attitudes towards sex. [568]

but do all Polish women want to the mirror image of all things USA?

and what would be wrong with that? They may learn to ask for help in cooking and cleaning instead of thinking that's just their job at home. I still see a lot of married polish women who never have time for themselves. They are expected to bring income and take care of the house as well.

I commend the husbands who do help, but many don't.
Eurola   
1 Jan 2007
Life / Do Polish People steal a lot? [330]

Babylon, there are lots of people like your father in the US. Personally, I can't imagine a life in a foreign country without the language, but it can be done. There are polish employers, doctors, dentists, all types of polish stores, restaurants, travel agencies...you name it.

One can live quite comfortably in their own polish world in the middle of a huge, English speaking city... :)
Eurola   
4 Jan 2007
Language / Polish sayings [236]

You're funny, :) you don't really want the words on the wall!

But, in case you do "pocaluj mnie w dupe"