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!

The Necklace

Everybody knows this wonderful accessory for a lot of reasons: fashion, practicality, comfort, religion, social status and so on.
It made with different materials(shells, wood, gold, silver, art glass, corals, beads) shapes and can be worn at every age and in every occasions!.
The curios fact is the necklace existed since 40,000 years....


The Ball

I want to tell you, about a common object, that all of us, young or old, had in our hands, at least once. and can always entertain us.
The ball!



Today we will talk about one object which had a great importance in antiquity, is known worldwide and had a very long history. The sword.
This weapon is rich of a fascinating power, it is a symbol of ancient world's battles, of the military culture, strong in most of the civilizations. It can generally symbolize war, a constant in human history.


Adspecs Glasses

Do you wear glasses? If not, you belong to a constantly smaller becoming part of the mankind. In Third-World countries the children slowly get the possibility to increase their strength of vision, thanks to the Greek nuclear physicist Giorgos Sakalidis.



In this weeks speak if it’s Greek we will talk about the famous game football.Football is undoubtedly the most famous sport in the Europe and maybe even the world, in the big tournaments like champions league and the world cup millions of people watch every match and the final there can be as much as 700 million people watching. So who invented this amazing game?



Have you ever thought about who invented and how practical and useful can be ordinary jar?
The earliest successful application of this was discovered by John Landis Mason and patented on November 30, 1858. Jars were made in many shapes, sizes, and colors. Since they were made in such quantity and used for such long periods, many of them have survived to the present day.


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