Deadly strikes

I was reading the CNN article on the deadly Greek strikes when I came across the following comment by another reader: "Maybe the Greek...

English Words Originated From Homer's Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

St. Nicholas: The Saint of the One Percent

On Dec. 6 Christians celebrate the life of Saint Nicholas, a wealthy Greek bishop who lived in Myra, Lycia, and was known to help...
Hera's coin

IAGTM: English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 2)

Three new words for you today: The word Humor comes from Himor (juicy or someone who is happy or excited; Gr: χυμόρ;), originated from the word Himos (Juice; Gr: χυμός;) in Euboean Dialect...

Greeks Believe Money Shouldn't Buy Safety, Safety Should be Equal for All

In the 1990's there was a great difference between Athens and New York.  Athens had no gang territories back then and one could safely...

Retail subculture

Greek or American fashionistas share equal amounts of obsessive compulsive behavior when it comes to clothes. Fashion and its ability/promise to glamorize our simple...

President Obama’s Ticking Greek Time Bomb Could Derail Campaign

Yet another American analyst is suggesting that Greece could be forced out of the Eurozone in the next few months and that it be...

Corrupting Two Languages at Once

Do you fit into the category of hyphenated Americans who (1) learned the foreign words for everyday objects before you learned the English words...

Culture Shock: Where is a person's home?

Home is a key word in the whole "culture shock" pavillion. Where is a person's home? What defines it? Level of comfort? Professional/financial opportunities?...

Calamos: Global Economic Review & Outlook

John P. Calamos Senior* and Gary Black** share their thoughts on global economic trends. The global economy can maintain its slow recovery trajectory, supported by accommodative...

The Greek, Armenian and Assyrian Genocides: An Inconvenient Truth

By Lucine Kasbarian* Recent articles in the mainstream media would have us believe that governments around the world somehow question the factuality of the 1915...

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