Speak if it's Greek

Truth or lie, fact or fiction? In our show "Speak if it's Greek" we wish to give you, the listener, in an entertaining way the chance to test your own knowledge.

Is the story you will hear true, and the item really of Greek origin? Or are we just pulling your leg? Listen an decide for yourself. The correct answer will be given away every week in the preview, and below the video.

So go ahead and Speak if it's Greek!

Perfume

All of us use the perfume in our daily routine and not only to have a good smell, in fact it has the purpose to point out: the personality, the style, or our tastes.
Usually we find it like cleaning products, cosmetic proceeds from: flowers, fruits, leaves, spices, herbs or for the gardening but not many people know that the perfume has ancient origins......

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Buses

Many of us use them everyday, we are used to them and are annoyed when they are late, there are too many people inside or they are just not coming. I’m talking about buses. For the non-drivers between us they are very useful and are good for the environment. But did you ever think about who invented them?

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The Smartphone

There may be no device, we humans nowadays use more than the Smartphone. In no situation it is not around anymore; even six year olds sometimes walk around with one. Smartphones are so deeply a part of our everyday life, that we cannot imagine it without them. But did you know that the Smartphone was actually invented in Greece?

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The Churro

The churro, its an ancient pastry mostly found in France and Spain. The churro is made out of dough that is fried, and when crispy, sprinkled with sugar and dipped in different sauces like chocolate for example. The Churro world is expanding and you can see churros in all kinds of shapes and in different dishes now days. But let’s look back at its origin:

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The Comic


Many people today know what a comic is, but few know how it was born; if you want to discover it, you can read this article!
It was in 1895 one day like many others, but for this writer that lived in an island in Greece something was about to change...

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The invention of the drone

The idea was conceived in the first world war when it has been used for the first time the control remote missiles.
The idea of the drone that we know nowadays it was conceived in order to let fly a robot and so, Abraham Karem built in the last decades The Predator the most feared drone

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