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Greek Humor In Honor of the 39th Greek Festival

February 21st, 2014

You know you are Greek if…

  •   can distinguish between kefalotiri and kefalograviera
  •   you can spell kefalograviera
  •    are an adult and are forced to be with your family at 12 midnight on new  years eve
  •   your grandmother/mother/aunt has a miracle cure for everything
  •   your mother or father still feels the need to tell you, “katse kala” in  public
  •   you have ever been hit with a pandofla
  •   can dance kalamatiano, tsiamiko, zebetiko without music
  •    at every point in your life were not talking to at least one family   member
  •   you must name your children after your in-laws
  •   you have at least 5 Maria’s and 9 Dimitri’s in your family as a result of  the above
  •   you have ever heard the phrase, “Sto leo yia to kalo sou”
  •   you have a bottle of OUZO in your house right now
  •   know what a komboloi is
  •   know how to work a komboloi
  •   you have been threatened to be eaten by the baboola/yero/pontiki when you were little
  •   someone in your family owns any type of restaurant
  •   your family inheritance includes olive trees
  •   you can’t understand why McDonald’s rejected your idea for the McFeta” sandwich
  •   your entire house is a needlepoint warehouse

Tamara's Journeys

Journeys as great as the destinations.