Permanent Sadface

Once again, Romania has been promised one thing and then delivered another by the American government: U.S. Ambassador to Romania Hans Klemm on Monday said he was not very optimistic about Romania’s chances to join the United States’ Visa Waiver Program in 2016. Yep. I’ve been chronicling this drama for years. Indeed, here’s the same…

Slang Word of the Day: Ţeapă

Well yesterday I used a word that some of you had probably never heard before. I do indeed hope you never hear it during your time in Romania or while speaking to Romanians. Sadly, however, it is a word that’s all too regularly employed. I am referring to țeapă (tZOPP-uh). Sometimes you’ll see it spelled…