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- 1In the 1830s, a Greek prime minister tried to spread the potato in Greece but people weren't interested so he put armed guards in front of shipments of potatoes so people would think they were important. People then started stealing these potatoes so much that the crop spread to all of Greece.Picture1 Ref
- 3In Turkish, the bird we call a Turkey is called "Hindi" ("from India"). In India, it's called "Peru." In Arabic, the bird is called "Greek chicken"; in Greek it's called "French chicken"; and in French it's called "Indian chicken." The bird is indigenous to none of these places.Picture
- 4The word "clitoris" comes from the Greek word meaning "side of a hill".More Info
- 5The word "pornography" comes from the Greek meaning the "writings of prostitutes."Comment