The equivalents of the English saying ” …

greek-smThe equivalents of the English saying “That’s Greek to me” are “This appears to be Spanish” (German), “This is Russian to me” (Dutch), “It’s German to me” (Philippines), “It’s Hebrew” (Finnish), “It’s Chinese to me” (Hebrew), “Sounds like Mars language/These are chicken intestines” (China).

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The phrase “Give a man a fish, he’ll e …

AnneIsabellaRitchieThe phrase “Give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day; teach him how to fish, and he’ll eat for a lifetime,did not come from an ancient Chinese proverb, the Torah, the Bible, or any other such place. It was coined by Anne Isabella Ritchie, the daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray in 1885.

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