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Postby erolz » Fri Feb 25, 2005 3:54 am

Doesn't Kalamars mean squid / octopus? Just what have I been ordering in Greek restuarants all these years?

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Postby metecyp » Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:04 am

erolz wrote:Doesn't Kalamars mean squid / octopus? Just what have I been ordering in Greek restuarants all these years?

That's what I was thinking too! :-) But I think squid is kalamari rather than kalamara?
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Postby magikthrill » Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:04 am

yes thats also kalamari.

im still trying to figure out if "kalamaras" come from the old greek word "kalamari" which i believe is (aside from squid) an old pen which had to be dipped in ink to use for writing.
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Postby michalis5354 » Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:11 am

To me the term "Kalamaras " sounds funny to have a serious meaning behind! It more reminds me of the Fish rather than anything else!

The ancient Greeks used the term "Kalamari" to referer to an Old Pen but I still do not see the relevance of the word that is used! Hope anyone else is more helpful!
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