It shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast.The Aegean Sea lies to the east of the mainland, the Ionian Sea to the west, the Cretan Sea and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. *straightface I have these arguments with my Dad every year. " In the Greek culture, for some reason, unbeknownst to me, an extra year is added to your age. Some Greeks believe in the fortune telling of a coffee stain on a small cup so much, they will base their lives on that morning cuppa! But honestly speaking, superstition put aside, the coffee stains do really create images. Ever told your Mama something and told her not to tell the rest of the family? You would come home after work (Yes home to your Mum at age 42 because we never leave home) and your three Thies (aunts) are there and your Gran too and the first thing they ask is, "Who is the new man? Turn it around so your hand faces you rather than doing a snakehead facing forward. As I write this, I'm laughing, because I know just how much we use our hands to express our words. Make your four fingers into a half Pac Man and press them against your thumb.
And nope, it's not everyone's name, it actually means 'wanker'. To be fair to my roots, times have moved on from the likes of Stavros and we are now in the period of Kostas Martakis. When you are dizzy or have a headache and yawn a lot, we believe that you are 'matiasmeni' (the evil eye has been cast upon you). *currently just listening to Remos and doing strofes. Even if Stavro over there has a natural coat of back hair, sideburns which touch his shoulders and breath like a dried tongue stuck on a cactus in Nevada, if he is Greek, he is a nice Greek boy. If someone is jealous, doesn't like you or even likes you, they can cast the evil eye. C., becoming an integral part of the Roman Empire and its successor, the Byzantine Empire, which adopted the Greek language and culture.The Greek Orthodox Church, which emerged in the first century A.