word of the week

September 9, 2017
Unpronounceable Polish word of the week – can you?

Krnąbrny So my friend has just described her child's behaviour in this way. When you can mould your mouth around its consonants, it means: rebellious, defiant, incalcitrant, stubborn and generally...

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May 10, 2017
word of the week – Pejzaż

Pejzaż -  landscape, cityscape I first came across this word from a Czerwone Gitary song, recorded in 1972, though I only discovered it in the late 90's - "czarno-biały pejzaż...

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May 3, 2017
word of the week – namolny

namolny - intrusive, persistent, unrelenting, nagging I was sent this word in an email from my friend in Kraków who is looking after the remont (renovation) of our flat’s bathroom....

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