Dating customs in greece

by  |  25-Jun-2019 00:51

Or even when a Greek is supporting his/her favourite sports team, but they're losing? It's not always used aggressively, insultingly or angrily, but essentially endearingly. And nope, it's not everyone's name, it actually means 'wanker'.

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Spitting for the Greek culture is a way of detracting any form of evil presence, taking the jinx off something and basically not tempting fate. The action normally follows the words of some form of disbelief.

" Mum to me: "You look so beautiful in that dress" Me: "Ftiseeeeee Maaaaaa! When we have instinct to spit, to 'protect' someone and we don't spit, it doesn't feel right. So careful we have the equivalent of fourteen eyes. In particular, my Gran's favourite move: the thigh slap.

This hand movement is used when it comes to situations where you are explaining yourself to someone, placing emphasis on a point you want to get across and or even when you want to end the conversation. When a particular player or team is doing well, especially when it comes to football, they are our best friends and our gods.

Then you sort of move it away from and back towards your chest.

Direct translations of our language always make me laugh, and by literally saying "your eyes fourteen", our elders are pre-warning us to be careful.

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