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    Said: Polish as in POLAND, Thought of POLISH PEOPLE
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    Said: Polish as in POLAND, Though of NAIL / SHOE POLISH
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    Said: Polish as in NAIL POLISH, Though of NAIL / SHOE POLISH
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    12.50%
    Said: Polish as in NAIL POLISH, Thought of POLISH PEOPLE
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    Now how do you say the word:

    POLISH

    And what do you think of?
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    po-lish

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    Considering the fact the thread title has the word Racism it automatically makes you think Polish as in Poland. Therefore for those who voted that way it is not surprising
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    (Original post by Jehaan)
    Considering the fact the thread title has the word Racism it automatically makes you think Polish as in Poland. Therefore for those who voted that way it is not surprising
    But if I gave the thread a unrelated name it would not go well.
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    (Original post by 2016_GCSE)
    But if I gave the thread a unrelated name it would not go well.
    Don't get me wrong I am not criticising the thread name I am just saying the results should be taken with a pinch of salt
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    I think 'UKIP'. Where's that option?
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    (Original post by JohnGreek)
    I think 'UKIP'. Where's that option?
    Closest would be the Full Polish people / Poland option.
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    I think for most people this will depend on whether or not the word is capitalized.

    Anyhow, not taking caps into consideration, if I recently read or heard something about Poland (or do so more often than shoe polish), I'm going to read it as 'Polish as in Poland and Polish people,' and vice versa.

    Also, when you have the same word with different meanings, they're naturally going to cross one-another in people's minds sometimes. I think of Whales when I hear Wales. Same principle. It doesn't necessarily infer anything.

    It's not a good racism test (and I don't see the point you are trying to make here - Poles aren't even a race).
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    (Original post by 2016_GCSE)
    Now how do you say the word:

    POLISH

    And what do you think of?
    Extremely flawed test.

    Racism

    Polish

    Everyone knows about the consequences of Brexit and how Poles are regarded currently. Not to mention the thread is in the News & Current Affairs forum - why would you be talking about nail polish here?
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    polish - polish
    Polish - Polish

    It's as simple as that.
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    (Original post by 2016_GCSE)
    Now how do you say the word:

    POLISH

    And what do you think of?
    How I say it depends on the context in which it is used, which is the exact same answer that anybody with a properly developed, fully functioning brain would give you.
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    Gosh more nonsense again and this isn't a proper "racism" test. Polish is Polish smh
 
 
 
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