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Why we should be proud to be Greek?!

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* Because we are European Champions in Soccer

* Because we are European Champions in Basketball

* Because Paparizou (singer) made us Eurovision Champions

* Because we buy whole watermelons and not in slices

* Because we buy whole lambs and not in pieces

* Because when we buy feta we buy at least a kilo and not 150gr.

* Because nights in Greece finish in the morning

* Because flirting is our national hobby

* Because we are world champions in sex

* Because we always moan about the public sector and everyone seeks to get a job in it

* Because we go out almost every night even if we are penniless

* Because we respect our Grandmothers more than our wives

* Because we know how to spend better than we know how to save

* Because we never visit others empty-handed

* Because there is no way to explain to foreigners what “kapsoura” is… (a burning desire for someone)

* Because we do not share the cost of petrol with those we give a ride

* Because for the sake of a woman we would wage war for 10 years (Trojan war)

* Because we are everywhere around the planet

* Because we love and hate with passion

* Because the word “filotimo” doesn’t exist in any other language

 (a synonym of honour, helping someone because it is the right thing to do)

* Because whenever the foreigners can not find a word, they bloody steal one of ours

* Because we spend our high and low times with our friends and family, not with therapists and counsellors

* Because Socrates, Platon, and Aristotle were Hellenic and the whole world still quotes them

* Because we invented theatre

* Because we gave birth to Democracy

* Because we discovered logic

* Because we jumpstarted science

* Because we are proud of our culture, not of our wars

* Because Jesus Christ’s best friends where Greeks

* Because when others were discovering meat, we already had cholesterol

* Because when we were building the Parthenon, the others were still sleeping under trees

* Because when others created wars, we created Games to stop wars

* Because we have a distinction between Eros (falling in love) & Agape(innocent love), while we feel both passionately

* Because we don’t use ketchup or mayonnaise with our food. It tastes damn good anyway!

* Because we tossed our ancient alphabet to the Romans and our medieval alphabet to the Slavs

* Because we get angry quickly but forget all about it even quicker

* Because we are not ashamed to cry

* Because we dance when we are sad and party when we are happy

* Because we work to live and we do not live to work

* Because 97% of the stars’s names are Hellenic

* Because we always talk about getting in a diet after we had our meal

* Because although we know danger well, we dare

* Because when you shout “brother” in the streets, everyone turns around

* Because “Greeks do not fight like heroes, heroes fight like Greeks” (Winston Churchill, 1941)

* Because we speak loudly and laugh even louder!!!


Written by CapoDiCapi

25 Οκτωβρίου 2011 στις 07:05

Αναρτήθηκε στις Ανθρωπος, Ελλάδα, Κοινωνια


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