RE: [Cz-L] Srachka

From: Charles Polak <>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:31:47 +0000
Reply-To: Charles Polak <>

Certainly my father, a practitioner of deep, Army-style Common Czech, would have called diarrhea / dysentery exactly that. Thing is, I always assumed that was a pretty pure Czech word. If it isn't, what is it? It's clearly from the Slav root 'to flow'...

Charles Polák

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of HARDY BREIER
Sent: 10 April 2014 17:28
Subject: [Cz-L] Srachka

  On the second or third day of our stay at the Cheremosh
  I got a loose stomach. My face was green and I was feeling
   accordingly .
    The taxi driver who picked me up asked me what the matter
  was ?
    How could I make him understand my condition ?
      Then a light came up and I told him just one word:
     " Srachka ".
         I was never better understood.
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