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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. Our parents' and grandparents' favourite phrase to say to the offspring when they're going on a night out, going on holiday, going for a walk, going on a date, crossing the road, ANYTHING. Nothing says passion like the hand gestures of a Greek person. Did you know you could have a whole conversation with another Greek, just by using your facial expressions?
I often call my sister on the phone and say: "Ela (Hi) malaka!
Called "Kamaki," the men propositioned female tourists on islands such as Rhodos and Crete.
Kamaki are featured in the films "Colossi of Love" and "The Parisienne." The website Keep Talking Greek suggests that young men 30 or 40 years ago had less difficulty wooing tourists than the more traditional Greek woman.
Most Greek names have Saints associated to them, which means that almost every Greek person will have a name day to celebrate within the calendar year. Greeks consider name days to be of more importance than that of birthdays and tend to celebrate in a huge way. And by money, I mean money sneakily given to you by your Yiayia as if the best drug deal was about to go down. Everyone knows everyone elses' business and make it their business to know everything! Both my parents know how to do it and so they are my go-tos whenever I need.
" Nothing remains a secret with Greek families or Greek people. You can have the 'spell' taken off by someone who knows how to do the ritual.
Traditionally, marriages were often arranged by parents and the family of the bride was expected to pay a dowry.