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Breaking Plates - Greece Travel - About.com
Greeks smashing plates to accompany musicians is a mental image of Greece practically as common as the sight of the Parthenon. But if it were really as ...
http://gogreece.about.com/cs/folkloreevents/a/smashingplates.htm
Kefi - The Spirit of Greece - Greece Travel - About.com
The custom of smashing plates is considered an expression of kefi, when the soul and body are overwhelmed with an exuberance that must find an outlet.
http://gogreece.about.com/cs/glossary/g/kefi.htm
What Does the Word "Opa" Mean Exactly?
Because of this, you may also hear it during the now rare breaking of plates in Greek restaurants and nightclubs as a sound of praise for the singers, dancers, ...
http://gogreece.about.com/od/Glossary-of-Greek-Terms/g/Opa-what-does-opa-mean.htm
Hand Fractures - Orthopedics - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... In knees cases, metal screws with either a plate or an external fixator can be used to help maintain proper alignment of the bones. Ads. &ensp.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/handwristfractures/a/hand.htm
How NOT to Greek Dance - Greece Travel - About.com
Just remember, the original meaning of "Opa!" comes from a cry recognizing the smashing of plates, which is sometimes a feature of Greek celebrations. "Opa!
http://gogreece.about.com/od/concertseventsfestivals/ss/How-NOT-to-Greek-Dance.htm
Mexican Cooking Equipment - Glossary - Mexican Food - About.com
... is used to smash the item against the sides of the bowl in a circular motion to ... It consists of two large round plates or blocks of wood that you place a ball of ...
http://mexicanfood.about.com/od/faqandglossaries/a/equipment.htm
Cover the Butter by Carrie Kabak - Excerpt - Contemporary Literature
Smashing plates to the floor, and why the hell not, please let me join in the fun too, I watched them explode into little pieces. Six, seven, eight, nine shattering ...
http://contemporarylit.about.com/od/firstchapters/a/coverTheButter.htm
'A Streetcar Named Desire' - Summary and Study Guide - Plays/Drama
He responds to her criticism by breaking his plate and shoving the silverware to the floor. More than ever, tensions are running high in this crowded apartment.
http://plays.about.com/od/streetcarinfo/a/A-Streetcar-Named-Desire-Scene-Eight-Plot-Summary-And-Study-Guide.htm
my dad threw me out - Calorie Count
When we came back home and my mom wasn't there, my dad flipped out started screaming and began smashing plates one and a time on the ...
http://caloriecount.about.com/forums/the-lounge/dad-threw
"But I barely eat..." - Really? - Page 1 - Calorie Count
Not cake, not candy. Don't just assume people are smashing down plates piled high with crap every day, some eat reasonably, just too much.
http://caloriecount.about.com/forums/weight-loss/barely-eat/page/1
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