>I didn't realize 'polka' is Czech, the feminine of 'polak'. 'Polak' is
>considered a racist word in English, tho' it seems to be the usual
>everyday word in most European languages. Interesting.

An analogy: "zhyd" (a Jew) is considered a racist word in Russian and
"zhydas" is a standard Lithuanian word but it may sound politically incorect
for those who want it:). What is Polish for "a Jew", Piotr?

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