Top Ten Searches That Bring People Here

Below are the top 10 searches that have brought people to this blog. All of the following are linked to the corresponding article(s), where appropriate: Rank Search Term 1 hopa slang 2 Adrian Minune 3 slang hopa 4 romanian slang 5 I’m more Romanian than you 6 Romania 7 TAROM 8 Romanian grammar 9 drum bun 10 Andreea Petria . Clearly number five is the … Continue reading Top Ten Searches That Bring People Here

Slang Word of the Day – Hopa

Hopa (pronounced hope-ah) is a tough word to translate because it’s used in two different situations. The most general way to think of regular hopa is something like “oops-a-daisies”. For example: Waiter drops some dishes – HOPA! Your friend stumbles on the sidewalk – HOPA! You spill beer on yourself because you’re drunk – HOPA! The other way it’s used is in the expression hopa … Continue reading Slang Word of the Day – Hopa

Slang Word of the Day – Ma

Sooner or later in Romania you’re going to hear (or read) the word mă (pronounced muh as in “mug” without the g sound). What does it mean? It’s a little confusing because “ma” is a normal pronoun referring to something that is “mine” or about “me”, for example saruta-ma means “kiss me”. But mă is something different and doesn’t exist in any dictionary. If you … Continue reading Slang Word of the Day – Ma