Archive for February, 2011
Many of you are outstanding experts in the field of Romanian language, grammar and usage and I thank you for all of your help in this regard. But some of you are not native Romanian speakers. I was looking through some of my notes here to see what topics I’d like to write about and… Read More ›
Looks like I wasn’t the only one: Romania’s National Bank (BNR) was left without electricity for about 20 minutes on Friday because of an “incident”, as electricity provider Electrica put it when contacted by HotNews.ro. BNR Governor Mugur Isarescu was not present at the bank headquarters when the incident took place.
Just about every language on the planet, including Hungarian, uses the Greek word atom to refer to one of the smallest units of matter in existence. The word comes from a (equivalent to English “un”) and tom meaning “to cut” because originally it was thought that it was the smallest unit and was “uncuttable” or… Read More ›