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The most popular Greek tweet in November Posted by on Nov 20, 2018

Do you ever read Greek tweets? A few days ago, a tweet by a famous Greek basketball player appeared in Greek media, making some of us embarrassed. A few days ago, a Greek -Nigerian basketball player of Panathinaikos, Thanasis Antetokoumpon (Θανάσης Αντετοκούμπο), was called “ape” (πίθηκος) on air by a TV show host who…

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Greek vocabulary about memory Posted by on Oct 26, 2016

On October 28 we celebrate the Oxi Day ( Επέτειος του Όχι). Events to honor the war heroes are held everywhere in Greece. The topic of this entry is a list of words and phrases related to memory. Note that some of the English words derive from Greek! θυμάμαι: to remember θυμίζω: to remind Η…

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Once upon a time Posted by on May 4, 2015

The Greek culture is very rich in fairy tales (παραμύθια) and stories. Together with these stories, some of which are common in the area of the Balkans, one can find the classic ones which have their origins in Western Europe. For those of you who like fairy tales, in this post there is a list…

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Weights and Measures in Greek Posted by on Aug 20, 2014

In Greece, we follow the Metric System for weights and measures. It refers to the units we use in order to measure distance, length and speed, weight, volume and areas, as well as any other set of units used to specify anything that we can measure. Internationally, we often use as units of measurement the…

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