Thursday, July 14, 2016


κονκάρδα is a pin, the kind that has slogans on it! IT comes from french... for cock (rooster), and the story is too long to post here!

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

court appeal

two words learned on the July 6th news! This one was an έφεση, which I got from the context since it was about Oscar Pistorius being sentenced to six years in prison, and the question of whether he would make an "εφεση." 


Well, I did know one word for somersault, the funny butt-sault, κολοτούμπα, but apparently one word wasn't enough, and on the news today I learned the FORMAL word for somersault, κυβίστηση. 

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Saturday, March 26, 2016


So Ι heard the word menteses in a song this morning... ενα γυαλί με χρυσαφένιους μεντεσέδες... and all I could think of was μενεξές which means violet... couldn't figure it out until I realized menteses is HINGE. #BILINGUAL

Thursday, January 21, 2016

tirelessly - άοκνα

οκνυρία is sleepiness so I'm guessing from that and the context (the news -- the Cypriot president will work tirelessly to achieve a solution to the CYprus problem.