25476Re: [Slovak-World] [Sound of crickets]
- Feb 2 2:13 PMJulie,
That's funny--I didn't learn the Slovak for please or thank you either
until I visited there (in '97). On an earlier trip my mother did all
the talking, as usual, that's why I never learned to speak Slovak--ale
rozumiem Slovensky. I still have trouble pronouncing thank you in
Slovak. I think it's easier in Czech!
A childhood memory I have is my mother calling my cat a potvora.
On Feb 2, 2009, at 1:53 PM, Julie Michutka wrote:
> *sigh* My dad's sisters were 'way older than he, and he grew up with a
> bunch of brothers. I didn't learn Slovak for "please" and "thank you"
> until I went to Slovakia, but I knew these other phrases that I simply
> could not use....
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