Monthly Archives: August 2016

Polishian, Czechian, Slovakian or Polish, Czech, and Slovak -> Why the Word “Slovakian” is Unquestionably Incorrect

Slovak v. Slovakian August 31, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on August 2, 2016.” A few weeks ago I was on the excellent freelancer search website Elance. On the website I was looking to get the attention of someone with Slovak, Polish, or Czech language ability. I noticed […]

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Two Slovak Words That Do Not Translate Well

Zmrzlina & Šľahačka August 31, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 22, 2011.” Zmrzlina can be a hard to pronounce word for many new to the Slovak language. This is partly because the first five letters are consonants. It is commonly translated into English as “ice cream,” […]

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It’s Easy to Forget How Little I Need

Shower Curtains & Maslow August 30, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on July 30, 2016.” Psychologist Abraham Maslow famously put into a theory a long held piece of common sense – if you are homeless you probably aren’t going to be able to achieve self-actualization until you first […]

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