Apologies for the blogging silence, I had no idea it had been this long. I have just been on a holiday to Greece, so that accounts for one week…
Along the way, dabbling in Greek, instead I’ve come to understand how and why some of these errors occur too. Take the word ‘Bar’, in Greek written: Mπαρ. Essentially MPAR. There’s no corresponding Greek letter for ‘b’. The sound is created from ‘mp’. So, on a menu, translated for the English crowd, lamb becomes ‘lamp’ or ‘lammp’. Not to be mocked.
What tickled me about the photo above, is the fact that ovens in Greek self-catering look like this: