DefinitionGreece is a small European country with big financial problems currently.
Greece is known for its olives, minotaurs, party islands, marble statues, orgies and depressing economic outlook. Oh, and yoghurt.
Greek Tragedy in 3 acts1. Economic crisis hits. Greece requests financial support from the EU.
2. In a generous act of European solidarity, Germany refuses.
3. Austerity measures are approved, to the delight of the Greek people.
Greece is the word“It's all Greek to me”: expression meaning “I don't understand.” Ex: The Greek economy is all Greek to me.
Greco-Roman wrestling: Greeks once enjoyed pillow fights with Romans. True story.
Greek sandwiches: Fine dining when you're drunk. Are actually Turkish.
Unique GreeksHelen of Troy: “The face that launched a thousand ships”, according to Homer.
Plato: The original republican. An ideal fellow, rarely in the mood though.
Zeus: Swallowed by father, escaped stomach, killed dad, married sister. And you think you've got problems?