Episode 6


In this episode you will hear:

• Why the Polish language is perfect for talking to your lover

• How being a genius pianist helped in inventing car parts

• Why two American girls think it’s cool to be bilingual

• How a seminar for curious Polish Americana and Canadians led to a unique online publication


• Eliza Sarnacka-Mahoney, born in Poland and living in Colorado, a journalist, author and expert on bilingualism, raises two bilingual daughters. We talk to the whole family

• Irene Tomaszewski, a Canadian author and historian, talks about “Cosmopolitan Review”, an internet quartely devoted to things Polish

Also in this episode:

• The Polish language – diminutive forms which are exteremly common in Polish

• Josef Hofmann, a Polish inventor and innovator, with 70 registered patents, a child prodigy and a genius pianist with extraordinary musical memory

• Famous pigeons at the main square in Krakow and other attractions 


O Autorze:

POLcast is an English language podcast, a colourful audio magazine delivered directly to your smartphone, computer or tablet. POLcast is created for everybody interested in Poland. If you have a Polish customer, colleague, girlfriend or grandmother - you will hear something helping you to enrich these relations. Each episode brings you interesting interviews, historical facts, trivia and more.


  1. As usual – great episode! All stories are so fascinating! And yet again – I have learned something new, I did not know about my country. Thank you guys!

  2. Total agreement with Ola above! I learn something new with every episode. I think I have picked up at least twelve different ways of using the name cat (kot) too! 🙂 Thank you Polcast! Please keep it up!!!