Because the Greeks are idiotsFebruary 15, 2019 Tim WorstallEuropean Union14 CommentsNorth Macedonia: Why does a country change its name? Questions In The BBC We Can Answer previousUmm….nextHmm 14 thoughts on “Because the Greeks are idiots” Bloke no Longer in FYROM February 15, 2019 at 11:39 am I think it sounds like a tube station, somewhere on the exotic fringes of the Metro or Central lines. Tsipras only just survived a confidence vote in Parliament on the issue. Hallowed Be February 15, 2019 at 1:14 pm Because the Greek mythos can’t hack the reality that Greece was another of Alexander’s many conquests. Grist February 15, 2019 at 1:39 pm Hm, looks like too much ragging on Spud and Graundinan reading. CBBC? Probably looks grown up in comparison. Rob February 15, 2019 at 1:45 pm Because the Greek mythos can’t hack the reality that Greece was another of Alexander’s many conquests. Their latest conquest by Merkel and the European Central Bank should be of more concern, I would think. Hallowed Be February 15, 2019 at 1:53 pm Rob- Anyone tried proposing to keep the backstop but call it “West Britain”? Dennis the Peasant February 15, 2019 at 2:58 pm Only in the land of the Euroweenie, where it’s the big stuff that everyone concentrates on. Should have changed it to ‘Fred’. Short, easy to remember, and easy to spell. Diogenes February 15, 2019 at 3:43 pm How many countries covet this parcel of land? Bulgaria, Hungary, Serbia, Greece… I’d stay well away from this issue. Similar things caused Ww1 to break out The Pedant-General February 15, 2019 at 3:44 pm Perhaps they could now call it the “Former Macedonian Republic of North Macedonia”? Obama my hero February 15, 2019 at 3:44 pm DtP and what was the need for the USA to invade Panama and Grenada and Cuba and and and…? Bloke in Germany February 15, 2019 at 4:50 pm Hallowed Be, Did he do it to them Greek style? Hallowed Be February 15, 2019 at 7:43 pm yup. rich and creamy. with a dose of lactose bacillus Dennis the Peasant February 15, 2019 at 11:29 pm Obama my hero – Don’t forget Syria. That one was Obama’s, bitch. Gamecock February 16, 2019 at 12:40 am Duterte is talking about changing the Philippines to “Maharlika.” That should work as well as “Myanmar.” Chris Miller February 16, 2019 at 10:27 am The BBC and our other bastions of PC-speak would instantly remove all references to ‘Philippines’, just as they have with Chennai and Beijing. Yet, oddly, they still don’t refer to Paree, München, Roma or Venezia. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.