Thursday, July 26, 2012

On the Map~Fun facts about: Poland

This weeks featured country is Poland!

Did you know?

 Polish born astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was the first person to propose that the earth was not the center of the universe.

 Pizza in Poland does not contain tomato sauce. The waiters bring sauce to the table in a pitcher, and you pour it on top. Sometimes the sauce is just ketchup.

 In Poland, bananas are peeled from the blossom end, not from the stem end.

The name "Poland" - in Latin "Polonia" and in Polish "Polska" comes from the name of the tribe "Polanie", who used to inhabit the western part of today's country. It used to mean: people living in open fields.

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