Andrew Greene (530nm330hz) wrote,
Andrew Greene

I'm amused

According to Language Log, the Greeks have a sense of humor about their current crisis:

I believe that the usual word for "frog" in modern Greek is batrachos, but all of Greece is referring to the current batrachian horde with the Biblical word tzfardei'a.

ETA: Looks like this was an urban myth based on one newspaper source that may have gotten it wrong. Pity; it would have been a great story if true.

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