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What is the Polish symbol of love

Terra   May 11, 2007, 10:25am /  #1
I was just wondering what the Polish symbol of love is that you would give to your girlfriend,

in England we give a single white rose,

thx inadvance


ladystardust   May 11, 2007, 10:25am /  #2
red roses. An absolute classic ;)

szarlotka   May 11, 2007, 11:01am /  #3
Is there the same stigma about the number of flowers that you give like in Russia where even numbers of flowers are usually for bereavements and you give odd numbers for happy occasions? I know this was disappearing in Moscow with time. Kind of confusing for us Brits where a doxen red roses is THE floral gift.

Note to wife (because I know you're on line darling) - all my flower giving has been for friends weddings. Honest

ladystardust   May 11, 2007, 11:18am /  #4
Szarlotka, I heard about this thing (like you shouldn't give the even number of flowers). It is the same as the colours symbolics (red - love, white - innocence good for weddings, young girls birthday etc, yellow - jealousy), but I don;t think young generation really cares. It must be similar to Russia then - an old custom that is dying out. Especially that not many people can afford 12 long-stemmed red roses - so they buy one :D

daffy   May 11, 2007, 12:03pm /  #5
Quoting: szarlotka
Note to wife (because I know you're on line darling) - all my flower giving has been for friends weddings. Honest

hehe checking up on you - the REAL moderator methinks ;)

Roses again seem to be the order of the day in Poland. I'd heard it was best to give an 'odd' number on such an occasian as 'even' was for berevement. oh well

sparrow   May 11, 2007, 12:36pm /  #6
Garlic crushers

nauczyciel   May 13, 2007, 07:18am /  #7
this is love!!

szarlotka   May 14, 2007, 02:54am /  #8
Quoting: daffy
the REAL moderator methinks


Moderator and final arbitrator Daffy.

My opinion is always sought but in the final reckoning usually ignored.

daffy   May 14, 2007, 03:00am /  #9
Quoting: szarlotka

Moderator and final arbitrator Daffy.

My opinion is always sought but in the final reckoning usually ignored.

I think this is an INTERNATIONAL female trait - once the ring is one - the pants switch hands :)

Be nice if they romanced us and once hitched we wear the pants :) no wonder more and more people choose to co-habit than marry these days :D BTW - are there any other polish symbols of love besides the nearly standard rose?

beckski Edited by: Moderator    May 19, 2007, 07:49pm /  #10
A small pet is a nice gesture. Suggestions: a parakeet, kitten, Chihuahua.
Quoting: sparrow
Garlic crushers
I wish someone would give me some garlic crushers; how romantic!

Shawn_H   May 19, 2007, 08:51pm /  #11
I always found that bread smothered in smalec worked well. Must be an odd number of slices of bread though.

shopgirl   May 19, 2007, 09:12pm /  #12
No, I'm pretty sure it would be Myslovitz concert tickets. Forget the rose!
And of course,
Diamonds are always appropriate..... :D

Eurola   May 19, 2007, 09:17pm /  #13
Quoting: Shawn_H
that bread smothered in smalec

Sprinkle it with sugar, please.

Flowers always work for me. Years ago I had a very romantic boyfriend. As we drove in downtown Chicago, he noticed a guy selling roses on the corner. He stopped almost in the middle of the intersection, ran to the guy, bought a rose and ran back. It stopped the traffic and we noticed a lot smiles as well as fingers sticking out of the cars honking furiously....Oh, the crazy years...Please don't try it... :)

Shawn_H   May 19, 2007, 09:52pm /  #14
funny though. no smalec stands on the corners in my neighborhood...

389   May 20, 2007, 05:15pm /  #15
I know Polish mans symbol of love is defiantly a bottle of beer. :p Yall like beer, don't ya?

GrandeSande   May 20, 2007, 07:42pm /  #16
Forget the roses, BORING!!!

Take her on a picnic, feed her strawberries and creme, give her a bunch of dasies or violets... if she like these, she likes you. If she loves you, it's the thought that counts, not the price of the item.

ttwiford   Nov 10, 2007, 12:58pm /  #17
I was wondering if someone can give me some information and maybe symbols for Polish cross. Something that symbols Poland?

ttwiford   Nov 10, 2007, 01:02pm /  #18
Can someone help with the POlish sign and symbols?

Macduff   Nov 10, 2007, 01:14pm /  #19
Well for me I have done/do the Roses I have done/do the diamonds but works the most is if I actually put effort into a meal or buy and arrange a special day or if this fails book a romantic week/weekend to a Capital city, the cheapest way is to arrange a pick nick but this is not the ideal weather just now ;)

Lilu   Nov 16, 2007, 03:46pm /  #20
Any symbol of love comes from the heart.

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