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  • I'm still alive! Just haven't done much Slovak stuff in ages. I'm so overdue for a visit... On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 8:02 PM, jmm@^$1 [Slovak-World] < Slovak-World@^$2 > wrote: Just curious; has our group died out?
    Scott Mikusko Feb 11, 2016
  • Interesting article that made the front page of the onlline NY Times today: Empty Nest? In Slovakia, It May Begin When the Child Is 35 Empty Nest? In Slovakia, It May Begin When the Child I... The former Communist states in Europe have seen a sharp rise in adult children living at home, but nothing like in Slovakia, where three out of four 18- to... View on www.nytimes.com Preview...
    scott@... Apr 20, 2015
  • Google "slovakia t-shirt". Zazzle.com has some options. On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 8:14 AM, William wfbrna@^$1 [Slovak-World] < Slovak-World@^$2 > wrote: Can anyone tell me where I can get a t-shirt with the map of Slovakia in white, blue and red, on the back. I am interested in a large men's t-shirt, preferably grey, with either short or long sleeves? William F. Brna
    Scott Mikusko Jun 3, 2014
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  • How fun it will be to hear the announcers mispronounce the Slovak names.... I still cringe when they say "Chara" with English -ch sound and not the correct aspirated -h that "ch" is in Slovak. (But then I'm being a hypocrite since we Mikuskos in America don't pronounce our surname correctly in proper Slovak pronunciation. :) ) Rah teams! -S On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 7:05 AM...
    Scott Mikusko Feb 12, 2014
  • ...slovensko00@^$1 > wrote: Hahaha, funny bit. Skôr trapné...uraziť slovákov...to je funny bit ? On Thursday, December 12, 2013 4:10 PM, Scott Mikusko < scott@^$2 > wrote: Hahaha, funny bit. Of course, as seems to be the case, the humor isn't really at Slovakia's expense...
    Scott Mikusko Dec 12, 2013
  • Hahaha, funny bit. Of course, as seems to be the case, the humor isn't really at Slovakia's expense. It's more a satire on Americans' perception of how we think other countries are not as good as we are. This sort of reverse self-deprecating humor is lost on many people. I think the topky.sk author doesn't quite get it. Daily Show is a master of this sort of thing; it can be rather...
    Scott Mikusko Dec 12, 2013
  • I heard some family lore about a g-g-g uncle who didn't return from the First World War who may have fought on the side of the White Russians during the Russian Civil War with the Bolsheviks. Some units fought and traveled all the way from Ukraine to Vladivostok (I'm assuming they used the rail lines as transport; that's a pretty long march otherwise. I've done some light reading...
    Scott Mikusko Mar 22, 2012
  • http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/02/27/slovaks-vote-overwhelmingly-to-name-bridge-after-chuck-norris/ > > Erm, OK! :) > > -S > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Scott Mikusko Feb 27, 2012
  • Sounds like I need book a flight to Thailand. :) Thai women are the most beautiful of that region of the world. Whores or not. :) I'm surprised Thai customs doesn't flat out 'deny entry' to any solo, middle-aged, white male travelers. -S On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 7:14 PM, votrubam wrote: > ** > > > A news item, quoting an extensive sociological-anthropological research, > that's been...
    Scott Mikusko Jan 16, 2012
  • ...first four names around the Prievidza / Handlova area; the latter five in the same villages as Michelle's, Pobedim and Basovce. -Scott Mikusko (though my family is more Mikuska - silly non-standard spellings...) Sunnyvale, CA USA On Jan 9, 2012, at 7:51 AM, Mader...
    Scott Mikusko Jan 10, 2012