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Posts by Lyzko  

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Lyzko   
29 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

According to today's >Tagesspiegel<, the Conservatives are practically running at an all-time low.
Lyzko   
28 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

You do realize, I trust, as heretofore expatiated ad nauseum on PF, that Germany's "eternal" burden of guilt remains as powerful an aphrodesiac in its own way as the lure of cheap labor does in its own way. Sorry to sound jaded or detached, but this has been my experience, both in Germany and here in the US.
Lyzko   
28 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

Furthermore, I can well recall a strong "Green" Movement here in the States as a young teen: PLANT A TREE, YOU'LL BREATHE EASIER!
Lyzko   
28 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

Once again, anything is a better alternative (no pun intended here!) to PEGIDA or AfD!
Gauland, Hoecke, Petry & Co. want to marginalize Holocaust aka Tolerance Education or consciousness raising in Germany, even questioning the reason for a Holocaust Memorial in the capital which Hitler so reviled, while at the same time, responsible for as the center of Nazi Germany

Scholz may indeed be bland and boring. My knowledge of German politics over many years indicates that current-day Germans, save for some reactionaries in the so-called "Neubundeslaender", are suspicious of a Trump-style charisma. For this reason, a Franz-Josef Strauss or even Markus Soeder, wouldn't stand a serious chance in today's politics.
Lyzko   
28 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

Guess then it'll be the ol' Scholzomat "boring" his way into your hearts, eh Tacitus? Anyway, at least, unlike obvious blunders by Laschet, seen yucking it up with reporters during the floods, Scholz is safe.
Lyzko   
27 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

Putin will become the next Chancellor of Germany and Merkel will become President Emeritus of RussiaLOL
Lyzko   
27 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

It was either a choice between the extreme left or the extreme right in Germany today, unfortunately, nothing in the middle to speak of. Would Hoecke or PEGIDA be any better? Obviously the answer is no!
Lyzko   
27 Sep 2021
Polonia / Possible Green Surge in Germany [114]

Curious as to whether Poland, not to mention the EU states, is concerned about the election results for Chancellor. What with the problems caused by the Brexit, how do people feel with regard to the end of the Merkel and perhaps the threshold of the Baerbock Era?
Lyzko   
27 Sep 2021
Work / Hi, I am Indian and will be shifting to Poland (diploma in Mechanical engineering) [47]

Dirk's right in terms of the importance of Polish when working in Poland!
Although I am familiar with several acquaintances who moved to Europe, in particular to countries such as Sweden and Denmark, who commented with some frustration that they oughtn't to have bothered learning either language, as after almost three years in the country, they never need to speak anything but English, neither present-day Poland or Germany are such places:-)

Regarding to your field of endeavor, mechanical, much like electrical, engineering are readily transferrable professions for which there are ample jobs in any number of Western countries.
Lyzko   
23 Sep 2021
News / Mister President Andrzej Duda - Best Poland could get. [57]

Duda represents an extremist right-wing agenda.
We all know where that got us in the last War!
'Course no sane individual's comparing Duda with Hitler!
However, Duda has made certain representations as reported on this Forum re: Poland leaving the EU, or having Poland make her own decisions alone etc. Europeans must learn to depend on one another, and this includes Poland.

Namely the idea of living as an island is dangerous, considering Poland's abysmal record on both sexual abuse along with abortion rights.
Lyzko   
23 Sep 2021
Language / Cultural disparities shown through Polish and English languages [81]

It was actually rather amusing when I read it! Foreign signage in English often is:-)
When once in Sweden, a country where nearly everyone and his grandma knowsEnglish, I caught glimpse of a notice at my favorite restaurant in Goteborg: "PLEASE DON'T HAVE CHILDREN AT THE BAR!" During the course of my before-dinner aperitive, I commented to the barkeep that in the States we usually have children at a hospitalLOL

He was clearly not amused, more clueless than insulted, in fact.

"PLEASE KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM THE BAR!" would have made more sense.
Frequently though, foreigners somehow respond better to slightly off or accented English than to correct usage, I've found. Says something, doesn't it.
Lyzko   
22 Sep 2021
Language / Cultural disparities shown through Polish and English languages [81]

It's all a question of public relations really. Yet why not simply come clean and admit the Polish sign was awfully written and ought to have been proofread by a native English speaker before being stenciled onto the bathROOM sign!
Lyzko   
22 Sep 2021
Language / Cultural disparities shown through Polish and English languages [81]

Couldn't agree with you more. Bottom line and point of story; the English-language sign I accurately described and saw with my own eyes was miswritten and that obviously "bathROOM" aka "restroom" was logically the word which was meant in that context! Skirmish over and now we may return to the open field of personal exchange-:)
Lyzko   
22 Sep 2021
News / Israel furious as Poland signs law to limit property claims [200]

The reasons the Jews were expelled was because the locals were inculcated with "The Jews killed Jesus" garbage deliberately fomented by the Catholic Church and this fostered fear that the Jews were "taking over"! Are you capable of seeing your own ignorance?
Lyzko   
22 Sep 2021
News / Israel furious as Poland signs law to limit property claims [200]

It's the identical sort of thinking, Rich. YOU learn English!!
Unless, as I've suspected for the longest time, you understand me perfectly, you're merely playing the Devil's Advocate:-)

Throughout Medaeval Europe, Jews were blamed for nearly every misfortune known to man, from the Plague, to poisoning wells etc. None of said prattle was ever proven to have had the slightest inkling of truth.