29841Re: [Slovak-World] Re: Traditional agriculture--51
- Aug 5 2:29 PM...In the movie "On The Waterfront" Marlon Brando, after repeatedly being called a pollack, in a derogatory sense, by his brother-in-law calls him on his ignorance, telling him there are "Poles" and "Polish people"
but no such thing as a pollack.
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From: votrubam <votrubam@...>
Sent: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 16:44:58 -0000 (UTC)
Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Traditional agriculture--51
> Pol'ak also means a Polish man.
More like _only_ (rather than "also"). There is no recorded use of Polak meaning "a person of the fields," nor was there any obvious need to have a word with such a meaning.
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