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It's all Greek to me


In English there is the phrase "That's Greek to me" but what phrase do other countries use?





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10th July 2015
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6 years ago #9416228        
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Heavenly script? Let me help with that...


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6 years ago #9393253        
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Stop making Estonia sad guys!!!! She's so nice and she just wants to be loved!!! You're making me cry shes so cute T^T

elinbet

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4 years ago #9621771        
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I was just about to laugh when I scrolled down and saw Estonia... :'(

5 years ago #9567182        
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Poor Estonia ^.^

Lumoseo

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6 years ago #9426834        
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Yaknow, speaking of which the good thing about this site is that we get to socialize with so many people from so many other countries and also learn some of their ways.

2 years ago #9813156        
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The phrase "It's all Greek to me" dates back to scribes writing in Latin, and said scribe might come across some non-Latin text. Then he would note "Graecum est; non legitur" because anything scholarly that wasn't in Latin was assumed to be Greek. By the time Shakespeare wrote Julius Caesar it was pretty well known, but his usage cemented it into English usage so much that using grey bars to signify lines of text is called "greeking" by graphic designers.

3 years ago #9755478        
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image in indonesia it's arabic or chinese.. :D


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Sarsey

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4 years ago #9700605        
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In german, its also Böhmische Dörfer, bohemian villages, or "ich verstehe nur bahnhof", i only understand train station, not only spanish


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5 years ago #9536793        
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Poor Eesti... :,(

6 years ago #9469104        
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I want Estonia to win Eurovision, so we can get a happy Estonia comic. I'd go to an Estonia Eurovision party :(


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