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Scotz barszcz magazine

Trevek 26 | 1,700
1 Mar 2010 #1
has anyone read the Scotsbarszcz magazine from Scotland?

I recommend it if you haven't.
Seanus 15 | 19,674
3 Mar 2010 #2
It beats me why people don't comment on useful things like this, instead preferring to focus on absolute guff.
szkotja2007 27 | 1,498
3 Mar 2010 #3
I absolutely agree..............em.............. thats my comment.
f stop 25 | 2,507
3 Mar 2010 #4
um.. because I don't have much to do with Scotland? BTW, is there any base to all the Scottish jokes in Poland being about extremely... frugal?
Seanus 15 | 19,674
3 Mar 2010 #5
We prefer to see it as thrifty. Go to Poznań and Kraków and you'll find stingy people :)
OP Trevek 26 | 1,700
3 Mar 2010 #6
BTW, is there any base to all the Scottish jokes in Poland being about extremely... frugal?

How much will yopu pay me to answer that?

Interestingly, it is historically based in Polish culture. The Scots had a huge population in Prussia/Poland during 16th/17th/18th centuries, and were often merchants and travelling salesmen. They were despised by many local merchants because they (allegedly) by-passed customs and trading laws and undercut the locals. They were occasionally noted as being "worse than jews' in their economic dealings.

Thread attached on merging:
Scotsbarszcz magazine

The latest edition of the Scots/Polish magazine "Scotsbarszcz" is on-line.
Cardno85 31 | 976
13 Mar 2011 #7
I picked it up in the polish supermarket in Partick, it's quite a good read, and quite cool how they have all the articles in both languages.
OP Trevek 26 | 1,700
1 May 2012 #8
Merged: Scotsbarszcz is back! Latest edition

The on-line Scottish-Polish magazine "Scotsbarszcz" is out again:
peterweg 37 | 2,311
1 May 2012 #9
Can you post a permanent link so we can find new issues?
OP Trevek 26 | 1,700
6 May 2012 #10
your wish....

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