Going Down?

The other day I was walking in town and I passed a billboard with some admonishments to passersby on how to stay healthy. One thing “fun” about Moldova is that a huge percentage of billboards are used by the government, governmental agencies, or foreign NGOs to broadcast helpful information. Not quite sure if that’s due…

The Many Faces of ING

I keep being surprised (and slightly puzzled) that certain foreigners genuinely want to learn Romanian. Obviously it’s good to know how to ask for directions or count numbers but some people I meet want to take it to the next level and actually have a conversation. In my unofficial role as “Dat Engrish Speaker Who…

Romanian Verbs: Part 2

Yes! Did you think because it was Friday I wouldn’t write a lengthy analysis of verbs in Romanian? :P To recap, please read part 1. In fact, if you’re just a beginner and learning Romanian, read no further because part 1 will get you by in almost all situations. Only if you’re truly interested in…