Grzegorz has cancer.
My language study ground to a halt last month when I discovered a small scandal about plagiarism that turned into a big scandal about fraud and may yet turn into an enormous scandal about clericalism. At any rate, I became so wound up by the scandal that I decided the best thing to do to take my mind off it was to listen to my next Polish lesson in the “Real Polish” series. It was about Grzegorz (G’sheh-gosh) who has smoked for 20 years. Grzegorz’ doctor told him to quit. Grzegorz didn’t listen. Then Grzegorz’ wife and children told him to