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    I Am Polish

    Hello everyone :) I'm Polish and live here in Poland. We have great cuisine, I love food here. But I've never been abroad andI would like to visit all the world...it's my big dream. :)
    Carol1993 Carol1993 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    hello, also polish. :) actually it doesn't

    bother me, but in the future i want to move to the UK for university. I think the standards of life are higher there(almost everybody says that when i mention it.)
    teaaddicted teaaddicted 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    Yes, My Darling...

    It’s not a new story, I posted it centuries ago, when I had my first account here, but I thought I should have it here again, since it describes my very first, significant adventure with the English language. As some of you know, English is not my first language. There was a...
    touchOFspring touchOFspring 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2012

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    Growing up, we lived in an older neighborhood.

    The people were proud of their ethnicities. There were bakers and butchers operating little shops that sold the specialties of the area's groups. Easter was always an exciting time. Spring as well as the special products that got offered. Shamefully, you don't see that any more...
    soloexistence soloexistence 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Acutally I think most people would freak

    or be scard if i told who I was related to.. he is famus but most people think he is German but when he came from polish. He started something big in history.
    WhiteMoonWinterStorm WhiteMoonWinterStorm 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I'M Half Polish. So, Take That Into Account.

    A guy walks into a bar and tells the bartender he just heard the funniest Polish joke he has ever heard. Bartender tells the guy, "I'm Polish. See the big guy at the end of the bar? He's Polish. Do you see the couple behind you? They're Polish. Now, buddy, do you still feel...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    Pgh Polish

    Good day, My father's side lives on Polish Hill, Pgh. My mother's side lived in Sheraden, Pgh. I have lots of fond memories of growing up in a Pgh. Polish family. After some years we moved a bit. Ended up in Michigan City, IN. Big Polish community there too. Now I find myself...
    Huskavarny Huskavarny 46-50 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Jestem Polką

    Ponieważ jestem Polką a to jest grupa dla takich właśnie osób pozwolę sobie napisać tu po polsku właśnie. Nareszcie mogę użyć swojego języka xd inaczej nikt by nie zrozumiał. Zawsze tylko angielski i angielski..czasami też potrzebuję wytchnienia o.o Mam na...
    lovelessbutterfly lovelessbutterfly 26-30, F 29 Responses Jun 23, 2010

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    Me To

    I live in a place where their are near to none same with my school. but that dose not stop me from embracing my polishness! But really only on the other said of the city it is polish central maybe if my mom picked a place to live their instead my life would be different. all I...
    zoozooangle22 zoozooangle22 13-15, F Aug 10, 2013

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    100%

    I'm very lucky to be 100% polish! Sometimes polish people can be very picky about who they marry... My mom cooks a lot of polish food, especially having sandwiches at almost every meal (she insists that it's what people in Poland do, we live near Chicago). We're expected to speak...
    robertoisdaft22 robertoisdaft22 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    My Polish Ancestors Are Historically Famous...

    They left their life in Poland, to come to North America. Two of their three sons died as a result. They worked farmland for an even split, where they settled as immigrants. The landowner was so impressed with my ancestor's work ethic, as a shining example of all Polish people...
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 5 Responses May 25, 2010

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    New To Ep And 100% Polish!!

    Both my parents and my brother are originally from Poland and moved to the U.S following Solidarnosc. I just visited Poland this past summer!!! I love it there, I've been about 6-7 times and I'm looking forward to getting my wedding photos done in Lasienki Park in Warsaw (when...
    LoveSam LoveSam 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    The 70th Anniversary Of National Armed Forces

    They were brutally pacificated, sometimes put into prison where faced false accusations in front of stalinistic 'judges'. People Republic of Poland's - soviet occupation state - propaganda held they were facist and dangerous to the social marxist order. Only the latter is true...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 21, 2012

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    Polish

                                   my great grandma came over on the boat from poland when she was 12. my grandfather was half german...
    flourlady111 flourlady111 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    I Wish That...

     I am half polish and half others (swedish and irish and ukrainian, i know weird combination) and my polish family is from the tetra mountains. However, it is unfortunate that my grandmother did not allow my mother or her sisters to learn polish because being considered un...
    lexasgreen lexasgreen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    1/4 Polish.

    I'm Lithuanian and I'm proud of that, but I have some Polish roots too. It sometimes makes me a little bit sad knowing that Lithuanians and Polish people don't really get along. My grandmother was Polish. I might be more interested into polish culture if I would know my...
    Ortinbras Ortinbras 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2012

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    Hi

    I am an Indian living in a very small state of india called Manipur, located in a small remote area I have a burden of children who do not have tha opportunity to study, I want to help them by giving  education to them but i have not much fund.so i am looking for someone to...
    anaunkqups anaunkqups 26-30 Mar 29, 2011

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    My Polish Pride

    My ancestors came to this country during the First World War. My great great grandfather was a teacher and he came to America with his wife and son. They struggled in the rough streets of Charlestown, Mass. I find myself filled with pride for their ability to face adversity from...
    Matthew1286 Matthew1286 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2011

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    I just have a little Polish/Jewish heritage

    but when it shines through it really shines through.
    GraceJediHeart GraceJediHeart 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Do You Have A Favorite Celebrity Of Polish Ancestry?

    Mine is Martha Stewart. Who is yours?
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 8 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Polish By Default

    I am one quarter Polish so I guess that comes with one quarter of the culture. My mother makes "Klooski"which are divine hearty balls of egg and flour dumplings boiled to perfection and smothered with fried bacon and cottage cheese. This is the only "Polish" recipe she makes. No...
    RomanticallyHopeless RomanticallyHopeless 26-30, F Jul 16, 2013

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    My Mommys Side

     my mommys a polock lol as am i...teheh
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 13, 2009

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    I'm one quarter polish on my moms side!

    Though I never met my grandfather who was full polish. Well, I met him when I was very young! My mothers maiden name is stankiewicz. And it's really the only heritage that I have that I know for certain!! I would love to visit poland one day and I am in the process of speaking...
    meomnom meomnom 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    ...On My Father's Side..

    I'm Polish..but, I guess I would be technically called a "mutt" because I'm actually a mix of different nationalities like Italian and Welsh on my mother's side.. ..but mainly Polish on my father's side..which also includes a little Russian. Growing up, my father and everyone...
    Misfitbrokentoy Misfitbrokentoy 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 4, 2013

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    My Parents Are From the Old Country

    My parents came to the U.S. in the 1970s to escape communism. My mom is from the north (Gdansk), and my dad is from the south (Slask). They met in NY. Many times I wonder if they met and stayed in Poland, would I be the same person I am now. The weirdest thing about being full...
    chancesbreathe chancesbreathe 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 3, 2009

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    Nie Jestem Polskie

    Jestem Amerykan i mowie po polsku. Mi sie podoba po rozmawiac po polsku kiedy jestem z polakami. Chyba tutaj moge znalaj kolegow co chce uczy mnie polski. papa
    kopara08 kopara08 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    Bad Rep's

    so ive been with my marine for a few months now, its going awesome and all even tho hes deployed for another 4 months. but this story isnt about our relationship its about ******** that like to put it down. I got inspiration from emoprincess's story. Ive had guy friends refuse to...
    usmcmissy usmcmissy 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2011

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    Dobra Noc. Dobre Wiecor. Mis Pluszowy Spie W Wam

    Na pewnie to jest bajka dla dzieci. Myszlam ze Misu jest dobre nauczyciel z polskiem. Jest kilky problemu z tym programu: Misu mieska w domu sama, tak? Ale czemu on idze do skoly z swoje przyjaciele? Swoje przyjaciele maja rodzisow i on nie? No, i tez: Myszlam ze te kruliczki...
    kopara08 kopara08 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    Heritage Mut!

    I am a Heritage Mut! I'm a mix of a lot things, all European, but I'm part Polish, I don't even you how much. It's from my dad's side and I think that being Polish is one of the whitest things, ever.
    Lonewinter Lonewinter 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2012

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    Witam!!!

    Witam swoich rodakow i serecznie pozdrawiam.., Izabella z Wisconsin..,
    izabella5 izabella5 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2013

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    Going Out

    My mom is Polish and taught us (my sister and I) how to speak Polish from an early age.  Makes me laugh when we go out and people get confused looks on their faces when we speak.
    dreamingtree dreamingtree 26-30, F Jul 28, 2008

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    Im Polish!

    Well, I am not sure what to say besides that we are the best group of bastards on the face of the earth.
    matt2140 matt2140 16-17, M 7 Responses Aug 30, 2010

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    Very Proud To Be Polish

    I am actually very proud to have Polish ancestry. I love the culture and am hoping to visit the country one of these days. My great great grandparents immigrated from Poland and came through Ellis Island in 1901 to search for farmland. Speaking very little English, they settled...
    LenoraLouise LenoraLouise 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    Polish Forever. C:

    I'm half Polish, and I get it from my mom's side. I'm a proud Polish person, and have no shame of admitting that I am. I speak fluent Polish (but for some reason can't write it. WAT?!) BUT YEAAAAAAAH. Lolol. I think I'm the only Polish person (other than my sister) in my school.
    FlyingTacoTruck FlyingTacoTruck 13-15, F Jan 22, 2013

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    25%

    I am 25% Polish. My Grandfather came over from Poland when he was a little boy. He spoke some Polish when i was little and played Polish music. I used to dance to it in the basement and swing around the poles. Maybe its a Polish thing, I don't know, but the boys of the...
    hiddenbutterfli hiddenbutterfli 36-40, F Jun 11, 2007

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    Maybe My Left Leg and Part of An Arm?

    i figure i am 25% polish.  my moms dad was all polish, so shes half, and then im an quarter, as well as irish, scottish, german, native american, and maybe a few others thrown in there for good measure.
    destiny420 destiny420 22-25, F Sep 10, 2008

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    My maternal grandmother's family immigrated to

    the USA in the late 1890's. My maternal grandfather came over in the early 1900's and began working in the Pennsylvania coal mines. He eventually moved with his parents to Cleveland where he operated the same crane for 34 years. My paternal grandparents were forced by the toils...
    soloexistence soloexistence 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 28

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    My Connection

    Hello all. The connection that I have is from my father's side. My current name has been changed by my grandfather so that he could marry my grandmother who had been divorced (Catholic issues). The previous name was Lukaszewski and from what I have learned from outsiders is that...
    mickey68 mickey68 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    What's Your Name?

    When I was a kid I had issues pronouncing the letter “K”, so I would say my name as "Telly". One day, when I was 7 or so, an elderly lady asked me my name to which I proudly responded with “Telly!” and she said, “Telly? Oh, that’s a lovely name. It’s so different...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 25, 2012

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    Do You Know Any Polish History?

    Can any one enlighten me why members of the Polish aristocracy would have moved to England as refugees before the Second World War. I would like to find out more about my family history. I'm not sure if my ancestors married outside their social class, fell out with their family...
    artistaeli artistaeli 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 30, 2009

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    Czesc, jak sie masz ?

    ? (I am not polish but my friend is polish and I like polish people 😊)
    LikeeeeADiamondd LikeeeeADiamondd 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    Only One-fourth

    I am also half-German and one-quarter Irish, but I proudly carry Polish blood,too. My paternal parent gave me the hardheadedness of an Irishman and the stubborness of a German. My maternal parent was half-German and half-Polish. From her, I got stubborness mated with Polish...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 26, 2013

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    inloveyetincomplete inloveyetincomplete 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm one quarter polish on my moms side!

    Though I never met my grandfather who was full polish. Well, I met him when I was very young! My mothers maiden name is stankiewicz. And it's really the only heritage that I have that I know for certain!! I would love to visit poland one day and I am in the process of speaking...
    meomnom meomnom 22-25, M Feb 19

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    100% Polish

    So let's see here....My mom was born in Poland and so were her ancestors. She is 100% polish.  My dad was also born in Poland and so were his ancestors. He is also 100% Polish. I was born in Canada, and now live in the US. So that's Tri-citizenship right there...
    aleksfrelas aleksfrelas 16-17 1 Response Aug 3, 2008

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    My Family's Journey to America

    I am 100% Polish. My grandparents met in the United States. My Grandmother came over in the early 1900's when she was just 16 years old. I can't imagine what it was like for a young farm girl to have such an adventure. My grandfather came with his brother. They were both living...
    Snookerdoo Snookerdoo 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2007

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    I was at my sisters, we have always been closse. We were shopping at the mall and she decided to have nails done so we found a nail shop and she told the lady what she wanted and...
    pmgurl pmgurl 51-55 Jul 20

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    I am a nail polish a holic. There I said it. I have over a thousand bottles and I collect them like dolls hahaha.
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    I am part Polish I always thought the Pollocks got a bad rap Why we are beautiful. smart and intelligent ppl We arre known for making a sausage into the best piece if...
    suzysleevereinvented suzysleevereinvented 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    ^-^ it's so pretty lol especially on my feet I love nail Polish *<>*
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I love the thrill of starting with frilly panties, then glossy pantyhose, frilly bra then a short dress, very high heels, my red long wig, full make up then finally perfume, nail...
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    The Police Academy Three guys, a Polish guy, a Jewish guy and an Italian guy sign up for the police academy. The Jewish guy goes in first and the Captain says to him, "We have to...
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