I'm just observant. Honestly, I'm far less observant these days because I'm
But when I do stop to look around, I realize that I've picked up a lot of Czech even without trying. I know that glass is sklo because the recycling bins on the side of the street have convenient pictures to help you
It's amazing what you can learn from waste management bins.
Then there's the káva — coffee, duh — which costs an arm and a leg here and it can be difficult to find a good one. But, of course, I can't just drink a simple coffee. I like my espresso with mléko and cukr, or milk and sugar.
It's the little things in life, really, like learning the word 'tourist' from a movie poster:
Note the lack of anything that resembles "the." They don't use articles in Czech. Funny, they don't use them in Chinese either. Who needs articles anyway?