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by Pole, the
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread
Replies: 3108
Views: 206996

Re: The "How do You Pronounce X" Thread

therapeutic
by Pole, the
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: A Very Brief Explanation of the British Election
Replies: 323
Views: 20448

Re: A Very Brief Explanation of the British Election

alice wrote:
Hydroeccentricity wrote:So Hammond just got fired?
Yes; not Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, but Stephen Hammond, hitherto unknown party vice chairman.
Also not Richard Hammond, the most known of the three.
by Pole, the
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

~hug~
by Pole, the
Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: The Innovative Usage Thread
Replies: 2452
Views: 167399

Re: The Innovative Usage Thread

I was surprised to find "make it up to" defined in Wiktionary as "to pay back; to return someone a previous good deed". Do people use it that way? The only meaning I'm familiar with is "to make amends", e.g. "Sorry I forgot your birthday. Let me make it up to you by taking you out to that barbecue ...
by Pole, the
Sun Dec 03, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

Automatically associating meditation with religion is also not necessarily appropriate because of the threads of religion which actively oppose meditation as something heathen (which is something I have previously seen among certain Christians online). Doesn't “heathen” include “the wrong kind of r...
by Pole, the
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Conlangery & Conworlds
Topic: Romanization challenge thread
Replies: 3842
Views: 377656

Re: Romanization challenge thread

A thing: /p t t͡ɬ t͡ɕ k/ /pː tː t͡ɬː t͡ɕː kː/ /ʋ z l j ɣ/ /fː sː ɬː ɕː xː/ /m n ŋ/ /mː nː ŋː/ /r ʁ/ /rː ʁː/ Note: /ʋ z l j ɣ/ become voiceless [f s ɬ ɕ x] when clustered with eachother or with stops, and word-finally. «p t tł c k» «pp tt ttł cc kk» «v z l y g» «f s ł ç h» «m n ŋ» «mm nn ŋŋ» «r ğ» «...
by Pole, the
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: The upcoming (September 24) German federal election
Replies: 101
Views: 9647

Re: The upcoming (September 24) German federal election

It might sound crazy, but would it be possible to have CDU-SPD coalition without CSU?
by Pole, the
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 636099

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

hwhatting wrote: Sam jestem rozczarowany.
I'm disappointed myself.
by Pole, the
Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: The Contradictory Feelings Thread
Replies: 933
Views: 80073

Re: The Contradictory Feelings Thread

Catching up was really enjoyable and I told him I'd work on planning a trip out next year. Upon hanging up, it occurred to me how wonderful it would have been to go out and visit him with my husband in tow. It's very close to where he grew up; I'm sure seeing familiar spots would have prompted him ...
by Pole, the
Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 636099

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

hwhatting wrote:Łódź. Powinien byłem zgadnąć to. also, the most natural order would be: powinienem był to zgadnąć/odgadnąć/**odgaść (the last one is probably non-normative)
Łódź. I should have guessed that.
by Pole, the
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

Ryusenshi wrote:Aaaaaaand once again a package went through an "attempted delivery" weeks ago, no one warned me about it, and now nobody knows where my package is. The post office can be very annoying.
I didn't know the Polish Post manages deliveries in France as well. :D
by Pole, the
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 636099

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

hwhatting wrote:
ˈd̪ʲɛ.gɔ kɾuˑl̪ wrote:Dans le Bateau.
In the Boat. (See if anyone gets it)
Ja nie rozumiem.
Moi, je ne le comprends pas.
Ik versta het niet.

I don't get it.
Du bist in einem halben Bonbon.
You are in half a candy.
by Pole, the
Tue Nov 28, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

You seem pretty well functioning, even if less able than you used to.
by Pole, the
Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

hwhatting wrote:
rotting bones wrote: You haven't worshiped Satan long enough to be granted access to that kind of knowledge.
Vade retro.
*starts walking backwards*
by Pole, the
Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: None of the above
Topic: What are you reading, watching and listening to?
Replies: 469
Views: 52558

Re: What are you reading, watching and listening to?

Now watching La Vie d'Adèle (or Blue Is the Warmest Colour as it's known in the English-speaking world).
by Pole, the
Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

Did he search his soul and realize that he hated the "antifa" from deep within his being because of their emotionalism and irrationality, and that rational objective dudes like him should stick up for what is Right and Just for the people? Well, I didn't look into his soul that deep, I don't worshi...
by Pole, the
Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

Vijay wrote:Anyway, hugs to mèþru, The Pole, and Imralu if they want them!
Hey, hugs to you too. I feel a bit better now. (I will probably visit a psychologist anyway.)
by Pole, the
Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

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Fuuuuuuuck.

„Czarny Piątek” is “Black Friday” in Polish.
by Pole, the
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 636099

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

Przypominam, że czytałem recenzję tej książki, ale nigdy nie czytałem samej książki. Mogę wytrzymywać "przerażające" tylko w bardzo ograniczonych dozach/dawkach . I remember reading a review of that book, but I never read the book itself; I can stand "harrowing" only in very limited doses. I'm not ...
by Pole, the
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

I've just had a panic attack. (Okay, it was more like two hours ago, but my heart is still raging…) Anyway, since I already feel bad, here's a little funny story I'd like to share: A few days ago I was taking a train back to the city where I study and work. On board the train I overheard some young ...
by Pole, the
Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

Now they're trying to import the Black Friday to France. (Actually, it seems to have started in 2014, but I hadn't really noticed. Plus we had other things on our mind two years ago.) Also in Poland. Maybe that's the same guys (I think I have seen something related to Black Friday in a local Carref...
by Pole, the
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: Venting thread that still excludes eddy (2)
Replies: 2639
Views: 18073

Re: Venting thread

I'm feeling like shit. Haven't slept properly for three days, can barely concentrate on anything and constantly feel like I'm gonna puke.
by Pole, the
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:28 pm
Forum: None of the above
Topic: What are you reading, watching and listening to?
Replies: 469
Views: 52558

Re: What are you reading, watching and listening to?

Since the TV show premiere season (almost) ended for me (“ST: Discovery”, “Stranger Things” and “Electric Dreams” are over for this year; “Shannara Chronicles” I grew uninterested with early into season 2, but even if I didn't, the season ends today/tomorrow; “The Orville” has only two episodes left...
by Pole, the
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Languages & Linguistics
Topic: Help your fluency in a nifty way
Replies: 4604
Views: 636099

Re: Help your fluency in a nifty way

*Civs are most often called "cywilizacja" or "civka", hence the feminine form. I don't know, I'd most naturally use „Civ” as a masculine noun and say something like „… gram w Civa 5, ale mój brat ma Civa 6 i grałem w niego …”, but well, I haven't actually played them, so maybe Civ fans use it diffe...