Технік-радіольщик Мокроголовенко (hector_von_kyiv) wrote in linguaphiles,
Технік-радіольщик Мокроголовенко
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age and language

Not a purely linguistic question, but...

Is there a habit among elderly people of your nationality (or just the speakers of your language) to address to younger strangers like "Son!/Daughter!"? If not, what do they normally say? And what's your nationality? (in either case)

Thanks in advance.
Tags: sociolinguistics
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  • Polish translation, please

    A coworker gave my dad this bottle of vodka (it has grass in it!), and I'm dying to know what the text says. Can anyone help?

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