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  • Long John, You have been crying in your beer for 3 or 4 years about censorship. All I asked at the time was that you not respond to my postings on Slovak topics with your poison political commentary. It stifled conversation with others on topic. So go back to your tear diluted beer and whatever degree of obscurity you choose. ... and Happy New Year to you, and to all on this forum...
    amiak27@... Jan 6
  • Some news about our neighbors to the north: "Kay, who grew up speaking an Eastern European dialect called Lemko,..." Andrew Kopischiansky changed his name to Andrew Kay. Andrew Kay of the famous Kaypro luggable Notebook dies at 95 For a few years in the 1980s, Andrew Kay's computers were top-quality, low-cost and, for the day, feather-light. The Kaypro II, one of the top-selling...
    amiak27@... Sep 12, 2014
  • Since it is 100 years ago this year that World War 1 started, and that Slovakia (then as part of Hungary) suffered so much during the war, I am curious what memories and small tales may have been passed down in families of those times. There were all the young men drafted to fight as soldiers, there were invasions as the Russians penetrated into Hungary, over the Carpathians and...
    amiak27@... Jan 16, 2014
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  • ... and a Merry Christmas to you as well, Frank, and to all the members of Slovak World. May you enjoy the new year in good health. Ron
    amiak27@... Dec 22, 2013
  • It seems there is a new organization (2012) out there dedicated to "ReWilding Europe" and the "natural" corner of NE Slovakia and SE Poland seem to figure in a good part of their plans. I guess they want to take advantage of the areas of Central Europe that have reverted to nature since the wars of the last centuries along with the subsequent depopulation of the area and the ethnic...
    amiak27@... Dec 17, 2013
  • I discovered that it is easy to get Wi-fi Slovak TV on my new Nexus 7 tablet which I bought as my new travel computer... so when I went on line to look for the Slovak TV schedule, I ran across this amusing writeup of Slovak culture and history, The author obviously had tongue in cheek and a lot of fun during the writing. By the time I finished reading the page I was wondering if a...
    amiak27@... Dec 17, 2013
  • Here is a link that will lead you to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/ s/939PKSS Here is the full message from the student: * * * * * Dear all My name is Viktoria Kvetanova and I grew up in Slovakia (Bratislava), Then, at the age of eleven, I moved to Switzerland with my family and I am currently studying English and Spanish linguistics and literature at the University of...
    amiak27@... Dec 10, 2013
  • Florian, In the past no transcripts were to be had. Many of us had hoped they would be, Prof. Votruba always seems to make things very interesting and informative. On Cyril & Methodius I was in Brno, CZ at a museum display celebrating their 1050'th anniversary, if I have the year right. There was so much information on C & M that I photographed 37 of the display placards to read...
    amiak27@... Nov 1, 2013
  • 4200 Fifth Avenue, University of Pittsburgh http://www.aviewoncities.com/buildings/pittsburgh/cathedraloflearning.htm http://www.universityannouncements.pitt.edu/Slovak.pdf http://www.pitt.edu/~votruba/currentinfo/currentinfo.html Annual Slovak Heritage Festival, University of Pittsburgh Sunday, November 3, 2013, 1 p.m., Cathedral of Learning , Oakland (click here for flyer). Talks...
    amiak27@... Oct 30, 2013
  • When, where and what is going on at the Slovak Festival in Pittsburgh this year? I am coming down and plan on coming it to enjoy it and see who I run across! Ron
    amiak27@... Oct 2, 2013