· April, 2006

Stories about Slovenia from April, 2006

Slovenia: “Death to Fascism”

  27 April 2006

Slovenians commemorate their country's resistance to fascist occupation, writes Michael of The Glory of Carniola: “It's hard to imagine what this country would look like had that fight been lost. I suppose it wouldn't even be a country at all; just a memory.”

Slovenia: 10 Tolar Bill

  19 April 2006

Isoglossia.com writes about the Slovenian 10 Tolar banknote: “the smallest of Slovenia’s folding money, both in buying power and physical size; like many other nations, Slovenia issues notes with sizes relative to worth. […] At today’s rate of exchange, this note is worth […] $0.051558. Imagine having a nickle bill.”

Slovenia: Adriatic Gas Terminal Construction

  13 April 2006

Michael of The Glory of Carniola writes that although Slovenia, Croatia and Italy have agreed to cooperate in making the Adriatic Sea cleaner, their efforts are unlikely to produce any results because of plans to build two gas terminals in the area of the Gulf of Trieste. Nearly 22,500 have...

Slovenia: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

  12 April 2006

Michael of The Glory of Carniola posts a video clip of the Slovenian version of Who wants to be a millionaire?, in which a contestant fails to answer the first question. Also, a past highlight of the Serbian version of the show.

Slovenia: Bad Translation

  5 April 2006

Michael of The Glory of Carniola writes on the bad Slovenian-to-English translation and the mystery of one word's correct spelling: is it caffe, cafe, café or kafe?