The Czech look

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Postby Irish_student » 04-Nov-05 18:50

Some people think I'm Czech...usually because I lie, tell them I am, then come up with a few phrases in Czech (such as nemluvim mots Cesky!) then tell them a few 'stories' about my 'life' in my beloved 'motherland'... :lol:

Sorry about all the apostrophes, and I really have to stop doing that, I've gone too far with it in some cases!
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Postby Ladis » 04-Nov-05 19:05

Lol, very funny :D
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Postby Irish_student » 05-Nov-05 14:52

Theres actually a few people around college who I HAVE to pretend to be Czech around every time I see them...I really have to stop.
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Postby gypzy » 23-Jan-06 8:37

Wow this is a neat forum, in which I came to by accident :oops: ! When I read Czech looks, I thought it was a forum about fashion l-o-l :lol: ! I noticed people talking about Czechs having high defined cheekbones and strong jaws, long noses. I consider myself a "euro-ameri mutt", in a nice way because I'm Bohemian, German, Danish, English, Irish and Cherokee. The Bohemian line is an all female line. Ther's an American belief of "like mother like daughter". This is true in looks and attitude. I look exactly like my gg grandmother who was a first generation Bohemian-American. She had high cheekbones, a defined jaw, pouty lips, small but not too small eyes (according to my g grandma blue-green), a long defined nose, quite a bit of space between her brows and forehead and red hair, but it all came together in a feminine way. I've seemed to have similararities to her sisters and neices. My grandmother in the 1940's had that undescribable look that Russian/Slavic sexy spy women had in WWII movies. I was always made fun of because I didn't look like typical American girls, you know the round chubby face, small pointy jaw, button nose, extra large eyes, small forehead. Basically looking like "Bratz Dolls".

Are Czech women curvy? Not that I'm gay. And I have nothing against people who are. Anyhew, I'm asking because the women in my family are really curvy. Even when we're at our skinniest! All the way back to my gg grandma and her sisters. I don't know about my ggg grandma, the only pic I have of her is when she was an old lady. She did have 12 children, first one at age 13 or 14, if that tells you anything :wink: ! Do Czech men like curvy women or lollipop girls?

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Postby Paint » 01-Feb-06 0:27

*shrugging* about half the Czechs I know dress like Native Americans.
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Postby silverkinguk » 24-Mar-06 20:11

Curves fine by me anytime ;)
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Postby magan » 24-Mar-06 21:33

GYPZY.....I just got off the floor...I was laughing so hard. You really made my day.

You wrote: "Are Czech women curvy (WHORES)? Not that I'm gay. And I have nothing against people who are. Anyhew, I'm asking because the women in my family are really curvy (WHORES). Even when we're at our skinniest! All the way back to my gg grandma and her sisters. I don't know about my ggg grandma, the only pic I have of her is when she was an old lady. She did have 12 children, first one at age 13 or 14, if that tells you anything! Do Czech men like curvy (WHORES) or lollipop girls? "

Gypzy: in Czech curvy (pron. Kurvy) means Whores.
I hope you had a good laugh and that your family won't disown you.
Have a great day.
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Postby silverkinguk » 24-Mar-06 21:46

Hey,
Thats a bit harsh init.We talking about english curvy.

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Postby MarianCorwin » 27-Mar-06 16:50

This is totally hysterical! :lol: I have been wondering the same thing myself, what is a general preference that Czech men have as far as women's body type. Curvy not Kurvy being the characteristic here! ;) Anyway I'll be in Prague this summer and I can't help but worry that I'll be surrounded by 6 foot tall blonde runway models who weigh 100 lbs. HaHa, well I guess there's no hope for a typical American girl...
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Postby John Rihacek » 29-Mar-06 21:23

To all:

Most of my Czech relatives, I am half Czech and Italian, were well over 6 feet tall especially the men. The women were around 5'6'' to 5'8'' even
though my Czech grandmother had female cousins at 6'00.'' I thought this
was the norm until I made contact with fourth cousins in New Ringold,
Pennsylvania who were also Rihaceks from an adjacent village in Southwest Morvaia, they tend to be on the average to short height side.
These cousisn still spelled their names like mine, as opposed to my direct
second cousins in Jim Thorpe Pennsylvania who spell their name phonetically to preserve the pronounciation for English speaking ears,
"Rehatchek", quite a common practice in Pennsylvania coal country for
people with any kind of slavic name.

Recently I have met Czech emigres in New Jersey, and their height range
from small to tall, so it is hard to generalize if we come from a nation of
giants. If ever Czech was tall then we would see some showing up as
NCAA and Pro basketball players. The ethnic groups of choice appear to
be Montengerians and Nigerians that are taller than average.

Incidentally my brother and I are 6'00'' which is tall enough, but my late father and his brothers always had terrible times finding clothing that fit
and entry into smaller autos.

In my limited experience I have met Czechs of various heights and weights in the USA. Similarly, I have traveled extensively in Germany and the heights of the Germans are not much different that found here.
Southern Bavaria had a large number of people with dark brown hair, and
olive complexions. In reality, Europe thourgh invasions and migrations
is more mixed than most will admit.
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