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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:12 pm

supporttheunderdog wrote:Here in Agios Athanasios we have both a mayor (koinotarxis?) who heads the municipal council and separately a Muhktar or Muhtar who certifies some documents for official purposes.


No, no the koinotarchis is not the mayor. If you need things done by a moukhtar here the bloke you go to uses the title of koinotarchis, as seems to be the case in other urban areas.
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:22 pm

Tim Drayton wrote:
supporttheunderdog wrote:Here in Agios Athanasios we have both a mayor (koinotarxis?) who heads the municipal council and separately a Muhktar or Muhtar who certifies some documents for official purposes.

No, no the koinotarchis is not the mayor. If you need things done by a moukhtar here the bloke you go to uses the title of koinotarchis, as seems to be the case in other urban areas.

It’s all about population size. If a village grows past 5000 odd residents it’ll become a candidate for “shirehood” replacing the muhtaris with a mayor (kinotarhis or dimarhos).

Oh, and your spelling of “Koinotarchis” is straight out of a uneducated Greek school that cannot comprehend that English pronunciation of Greek words cannot be spelled in Greek for obvious reasons! :lol:

The correct spelling if the aim is to assist non-Greek speaking people is “Kinotarhis”.

There you go... see how any Brit can now read and pronounce that correctly?
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby supporttheunderdog » Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:41 pm

what ever the titles might in Greek we have two blokes, one of whom is described as Mayor (or Δήμαρχος? ) and another who counter signs some papers, who we always knew at the Mukhtar : if his correct tittle is Κοινοτάρχης, I am happy to stand corrected though that well known translation service Google, translates Κοινοτάρχης as Mukhtar, suggesting some inter-changeability in the terms,
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby RichardB » Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:43 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Tim Drayton wrote:
supporttheunderdog wrote:Here in Agios Athanasios we have both a mayor (koinotarxis?) who heads the municipal council and separately a Muhktar or Muhtar who certifies some documents for official purposes.

No, no the koinotarchis is not the mayor. If you need things done by a moukhtar here the bloke you go to uses the title of koinotarchis, as seems to be the case in other urban areas.

It’s all about population size. If a village grows past 5000 odd residents it’ll become a candidate for “shirehood” replacing the muhtaris with a mayor (kinotarhis or dimarhos).

Oh, and your spelling of “Koinotarchis” is straight out of a uneducated Greek school that cannot comprehend that English pronunciation of Greek words cannot be spelled in Greek for obvious reasons! :lol:

The correct spelling if the aim is to assist non-Greek speaking people is “Kinotarhis”.

There you go... see how any Brit can now read and pronounce that correctly?


Hey have you got nothing else to do??

Coming on forum like the self declared spelling police..bugger off back to work
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby miltiades » Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:09 pm

Once again I think we should ask Lordo for the kurrekt speleing of Kinutarchis. :lol:
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby Tim Drayton » Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:55 pm

Good idea. I accept Lordo as being the number one authority on spelling.
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jun 23, 2016 3:00 pm

RichardB wrote:Hey have you got nothing else to do??

Coming on forum like the self declared spelling police..bugger off back to work

Poushto-englezo...

You’ve got someone fighting on *your* behalf (someone who doesn’t like to see Brits/foreigners cheated by keeping them in the dark with spelling tricks so they will always sound like morons) and you’re complaining? :roll:
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby miltiades » Thu Jun 23, 2016 4:06 pm

Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein , Agatha Christie amongst many many more thinkers and writters, just like Lordo, could not spell !!

Its not a big deal really !
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby Lordo » Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:14 pm

miltiades wrote:Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein , Agatha Christie amongst many many more thinkers and writters, just like Lordo, could not spell !!

Its not a big deal really !

hu sez i kant spel.
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Re: Why does Tap water smells and Taste's like Chlorine?

Postby miltiades » Thu Jun 23, 2016 7:16 pm

Lordo wrote:
miltiades wrote:Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein , Agatha Christie amongst many many more thinkers and writters, just like Lordo, could not spell !!

Its not a big deal really !

hu sez i kant spel.

You remind me of my wife's spelling, it took some time but I understand what she writes, at times rather hard especially when she sms me asking me "col mi, I wont spik !
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