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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby RichardB » Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:09 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:I could never get my tongue round saying "mils" - it's so not a Greek word. So nasal.


Oh you. Little liar!.... You always managed ok.

Remember Pafos?

Love Mills x :cr
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby Oceanside50 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:33 pm

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Which one is the chifte?
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:49 pm

Oceanside50 wrote:Which one is the chifte?

Top row - middle coin = 1 grossi or 5 mills

Bot row - 1st coin = 2 selinia or 100 mills or chiftes

Bot row - 2nd coin = 1 selini or 50 mills

Bot row - 3rd coin = Miso selini or 25 mills
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby Oceanside50 » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:54 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Oceanside50 wrote:Which one is the chifte?

Top row - middle coin = 1 grossi or 5 mills

Bot row - 1st coin = 2 selinia or 100 mills or chiftes

Bot row - 2nd coin = 1 selini or 50 mills

Bot row - 3rd coin = Miso selini or 25 mills

Giasou re GR
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:58 pm

Oceanside50 wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Oceanside50 wrote:Which one is the chifte?

Top row - middle coin = 1 grossi or 5 mills

Bot row - 1st coin = 2 selinia or 100 mills or chiftes

Bot row - 2nd coin = 1 selini or 50 mills

Bot row - 3rd coin = Miso selini or 25 mills

Giasou re GR

To this day I call the €2 coin a chiftes! :lol:

As in…
“Fere re genaka kanenan chifte na biamen tsiara…”
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby miltiades » Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:08 pm

:lol: Haven't heard this word " chifte" for more than 50 years !!! A bit like the English half a crown, " two and a kick" .
The first job I had in Cyprus way back in 1958 as a " mikros" in Kotchios kafenio Limassol paid a Chifte a day !!! Ten bob a week :lol:

"Dhkio mona" was also used for two shillings !
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:42 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Oceanside50 wrote:Which one is the chifte?

Top row - middle coin = 1 grossi or 5 mills

Bot row - 1st coin = 2 selinia or 100 mills or chiftes

Bot row - 2nd coin = 1 selini or 50 mills

Bot row - 3rd coin = Miso selini or 25 mills


OK, smarty pants! But it's not 'mills'. It's 'mils' :D
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Thu Jun 25, 2015 10:47 pm

RichardB wrote:
GreekIslandGirl wrote:I could never get my tongue round saying "mils" - it's so not a Greek word. So nasal.


Oh you. Little liar!.... You always managed ok.

Remember Pafos?

Love Mills x :cr


I can never forget Pafos/Paphos/Pathos. 8)

Anyway, I can say "Mills"; I just can't say "mils". Not enough "llllll"s if you know what I mean.

P.S. I don't remember ever meeting a "Mills" and the only one I 'know' is Mills Chapman - where is he btw? He had that ongoing Cyprus solution proposal.
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby Lordo » Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:13 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
RichardB wrote:
GreekIslandGirl wrote:I could never get my tongue round saying "mils" - it's so not a Greek word. So nasal.


Oh you. Little liar!.... You always managed ok.

Remember Pafos?

Love Mills x :cr


I can never forget Pafos/Paphos/Pathos. 8)

Anyway, I can say "Mills"; I just can't say "mils". Not enough "llllll"s if you know what I mean.

P.S. I don't remember ever meeting a "Mills" and the only one I 'know' is Mills Chapman - where is he btw? He had that ongoing Cyprus solution proposal.

you seem to not have realised that the word chiftes is a terggish word you bastardised from chifte. why do you always add an s to the end of a terggish word like dolama-thes. create your own bloody language
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Re: How many of you remember these ?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jun 25, 2015 11:44 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Get Real! wrote:
Oceanside50 wrote:Which one is the chifte?

Top row - middle coin = 1 grossi or 5 mills

Bot row - 1st coin = 2 selinia or 100 mills or chiftes

Bot row - 2nd coin = 1 selini or 50 mills

Bot row - 3rd coin = Miso selini or 25 mills


OK, smarty pants! But it's not 'mills'. It's 'mils' :D

:shock: Damn! I hate making mistakes… :cry:

That's 50 obligatory lashes for me tonight... :?
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