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From: Joe <>
Subject: Re: [POLAND] Learning Polish
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 23:22:14 -0600
References: <001a01c19b22$2895bde0$ea3a3a41@alan> <3C3FC381.361CD682@airmail.net>
If you go to Poland, you need only one phrase:
this will provoke one of two reactions:
"I have a cousin in Pittsburgh, do you know Pittsburgh?"
"Another *%^(^&() illiterate"
Seriously though, my cousin in Poland said they consider any American
who keeps their Polish surname an honorary Pole.