Tag Archive | "tzitziki"

(s)cicada stories

August 20, 2009 1 comment

The cicada [pronounced /sɪˈkeɪdə/] is an insect which spends either 13 or 17 years sleeping in the ground, comes out for five weeks in the sun, then it dies. “The name is a direct derivation of the Latin cicada, meaning “buzzer”. In classical Greek it was called a tettix, and in modern Greek tzitzikas—both names [...]

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