posted on Dec, 27 2015 @ 08:45 AM
sorry for the abandonment of the thread guys...not that you care
I was a bit tipsy that night...so I went straight to bed and forgot I even made it.
a reply to: ConMi27
That seems like an incredible language, and yes the joke did pass me on by lol
More info puh-lease sire.That seems like an incredible language, and yes the joke did pass me on by lol
More info puh-lease sire.
Incredibly ridiculously difficult to master for a foreigner. English is so much easier and more efficient. The joke was that the guy speaks rather
poorly our native language that he mistakenly said "croatian buildings" instead of "croatian people". In croatian it's a subtle difference between
words "građevine" (buildings) and "građani" (people/citizens).
You had to be there
a reply to: zazzafrazz
That was supposed to be "croatian"...had nothing to do with serbian or slovenian. That was also one point of the entire joke. To use the NBA
jargon...not even close
a reply to: paraphi
In the Croatian Parliament, as I understand it, the Prime Minister is selected by a majority of Ministers in the Parliament.
Not so much "Ministers" as local representative in numbers based on number of voters for whichever local region they represent. Ministers are only
appointed once the winner of the elections is known, and the party that won or a coalition (which is usually the case) appoints their people for the
positions of the Ministers.
Presidential elections are, naturally, a different thing altogether, and have no bearing on the election of the government.
The meaning of my thread was...the man doesnt speak local all that well. He is a Canadian citizen with a permanent address in Holland, with Croatian
roots. Just now moved to Zagreb (Croatian capital), upon being appointed as the Prime Minister. He is (as stated by the media) a representative of big
Anyway...thank you few for participating
edit on 27-12-2015 by MarioOnTheFly because: typo