What does “nietoperek” mean in Polish?

What does “nietoperek” mean in Polish? Posted on 16. Mar, 2013 by Kasia in Animals, Geography An extensive subterranean system of defenses (podziemny system obrony), often referred to as the Międzyrzecz fortifications (Ostwall), were built for German troops close to the previous German – Polish border from 1933 through to the end of the second world war in 1945. Today, sections of this...

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We are going to see wild boars!

We are going to see wild boars! Posted on 22. Mar, 2013 by Kasia in Animals, Countries, Nature The Wild Boar (Dzik) is the wild ancestor of the domesticated pig. It lives in woodlands all over central Europe, and can be found throughout most of the forests of Poland. Wild boars are covered in a coat of coarse, bristle-like hairs ranging from dark grey to brown. They can reach up to 440 lb (200...

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Polish sayings about March

Polish sayings about March Posted on 29. Mar, 2013 by Kasia in Calendar The word “March” (Marzec) comes from the Roman “Martius”. This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war (Bóg wojny Mars). March was the beginning of the calendar year. We changed to the “new style” in 1752, and it is only since then when the year began on...

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How to say Easter wishes in Polish

How to say Easter wishes in Polish Posted on 31. Mar, 2013 by Kasia in Calendar, Holidays, Polish Language, Rhymes Here are few different Easter wishes you can send through the card, email or simply just say to someone in Polish: Z okazji Świąt Wielkanocnych: miłości, która jest ważniejsza od wszelkich dóbr, zdrowia, które pozwala przetrwać najgorsze. Pracy, która pomaga...

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I’m coming to America

I’m coming to America Posted on 02. Mar, 2013 by Kasia in Countries, Culture, Geography, travel, Vacation Today I wanted to share with you my experience of the first day I landed in USA… I decided to be a part of “student exchange program”. To be honest…I’m still not sure why is it called like this…It is not an exchange of students, you don’t go to school. As long as you are a...

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