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The Greeks will appreciate this one :)

Discussion in 'Jokes and Humour' started by vic, Sep 1, 2006.


    01. You spent your entire childhood thinking what you ate for lunch was
    pronounced "semitza."

    02. Your family dog understood Greek.

    03. Every Sunday afternoon of your childhood was spent visiting your
    grandparents and extended family and eating 'avgolemono' soup with roasted

    04. You were surprised to discover the Food Pyramid recommends you eat three
    meals a day, not seven.

    05. You thought roasting a lamb in the backyard on Easter Sunday was
    absolutely normal, and that everyone did.

    06. You ate salata with feta cheese at every meal.

    07. You were as tall as your grandmother by the age of seven.

    08. Your mum's main hobby is cleaning.

    09. You were surprised to find out that wine was actually sold in stores.

    10. You thought everyone picked "vleeta" and "horta" along the highway or
    neighbours front yards.

    11. Your were beaten at least once with a wooden spoon or

    12. You thought every meal had to be eaten with a hunk of bread in your left

    13. You can understand Greek but you can't speak it.

    14. You have at least one relative who came over "on the boat."

    15. Your father or your grandfather, fought in World War 2.

    16. You have at least six male relatives named George and another six named

    17. You have relatives who aren't really your relatives, like "Thia Bessie,"
    your mum's friend.

    18. You have so many relatives, that some, you don't ever speak to.

    19. You drank wine before you were a teenager.

    20. Your grandparent's furniture was as comfortable as sitting on plastic.
    Wait!!!! You were sitting on plastic.

    21. You thought that talking loud was normal.

    22. You thought "koufetta" (sugared almonds) were common at all weddings.

    23. You thought everyone got pinched on the cheek and had money stuffed in
    their pockets by their relatives.

    24. You've accidentally inhaled some powdered sugar from a "kourambie'."

    25. There was an "icona" in every bedroom.

    26. You couldn't date a boy/girl without getting approval from your
    father.(oh, and they had to be Greek)

    27. You called it "grass", your yiayia called it "horta."

    28. You dreaded opening your lunchbox at school.

    29. "Going for coffee" meant going to a Thia's house, and staying all day.

    30. Every condition, ailment, misfortune, memory loss and accident was made
    to feel better by drinking 'xamomili chai'. (Chamomile tea)
  2. I am no Greek but appreciated most of them. :p :p
  3. My Favourite Greek books.
    > >1. Greek Journalism by Effie Meritha
    > >2. Greek Gardening by Lou Louthi
    > >3. Greek Reading Comprehension by Dan Katalaveno
    > >4. Greek Confectionary by Ma Stiha
    > >5. Greek Shoemaking by Pap Poutsis
    > >6. Greek Pencil Making by Moe Levy
    > >7. Greek Dancing/Indian Style by Chief Teteli
    > >8. Greek Disappearing Acts by Anna Hathis
    > >9. Greek Poultry by Kiki Rico
    > >10.Greek Funerals by Zoe Sessas
    > >11.Greek Religion by Theo Tokos
    > >12.Greek Winter by Paul E. Krio
    > >13.Greek Libraries by Viv Leeya
    > >14.Greek Millionaires by Paula Lefta
    > >15.Greek Punishment by Tim Orria
    > >16.Greek Kabab by Sue Vlaki
    > >17.Greek Psychiatry by Denise A. Kalla
    > >18.Greek Lust by Seth Ellow
    > >19.Greek Cross-Stitch by Ken Deema
    > >20.Greek Obesity by Troy Poli
    > >21.Greek Comedy by Karen Gyozis
    > >22.Bus Safety" by Leo Foreo
    > >23.Automobile Maintenance" by Mick Hanicos
    > >24.Home Electrical Tips" by Alec Trologos
    > >25.Handy Hints for Insomniacs" by Kim Ismenos
    > >26.Chinese for Greeks" by Ken Ezos
    > >27.Map reading for dummies" by Olie Hathicame
    > >28.Reducing Stress" by Dan Meniazi
    > >29.Unemployment Tips" by Tim Bellis
    > >30.Dealing with Short People" by Con Doss
    > >31.Easy BBQ Recipies" by Lou Kaniko
    > >32.Learn Rhythm" by Kath Olicos
    > >33.Hair Care on a Budget" by Mal Liaros
    > >34.Vegeterian Cooking" by Mel Inzanes
    > >35.Killing Time" by Perry Meno
    > >36.Drink Less and Enjoy Life" by Al Kaholico
  4. bugga i didnt read the title and thought it said "geeks will appreciate this one"