A Tale of Two Cities

I have a very simple rule that I follow so that I am not tempted to write overly bombastic pieces here on the blog: I never say anything online that I wouldn’t have the courage to say to someone’s face. And therefore it is with all seriousness that I say this. Mr. Sorin Apostu, current…

Slang Word of the Day: Fraier

In your conversations in Romania you’re going to hear the word “fraier” (fry-air) sooner or later and so it’s important to know what it means. Generally speaking it is the complete opposite of smecher, or perhaps better said, “fraier” is the counterpart to “smecher”. Think of it this way: the smecher uses his/her cunning and…