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The Greeks Have a Word for It

Reading The Greeks Have a Word for It Online - you may have already requested this item please select ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway - the greeks have a word for it by barry unsworth book cover description publication history - so is the word greek the hellenes which is what they called themselves referred to their writing system a series of 24 characters beginning with alpha and ending with omega as grammata letters - it is set in athens in the aftermath of the greek civil war and draws on the authors own experiences teaching english as a foreign language satirizing many members of the british council in athens plot introduction two men arrive in athens on the same boat - can we see something for which we have no word yes the greeks were able to distinguish shades of blue just as vividly as we can now despite lacking a specific vocabulary for them - andrew taylor is a determined linguist of questionable skill who speaks enough french to make the french sneer at him enough arabic to make arabs laugh at him and enough spanish to order a cup of coffee and have a hope of getting if not necessarily what he asked for at least a hot drink of some kind - the greeks have a word for it norton paperback fiction barry unsworth on amazon free shipping on qualifying offers when two men disembark from the same boat in greece their lives accidentally and frighteningly intersect kennedy - can we see something for which we have no word yes the greeks were able to distinguish shades of blue just as vividly as we can now despite lacking a specific vocabulary for them - - - - andrew taylor is a determined linguist of questionable skill who speaks enough french to make the french sneer at him enough arabic to make arabs laugh at him and enough spanish to order a cup of coffee and have a hope of getting if not necessarily what he asked for at least a hot drink of some kind - - - - - - - -

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