Proud to be Greek!

Why we can be proud for being Greek...
  • Because we are European Champions in Soccer
  • Because we were 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 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" (a synonym of honor, helping someone because it is the right thing to do) doesn't exist in any other language
  • Because whenever the foreigners cannot 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, Plato, 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 jump started science
  • Because we are proud of our culture, not of our wars
  • Because Jesus Christ's best friends were 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 w e are happy
  • Because we work to live and we do not live to work
  • Because 97% of the stars' 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!!!

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