Famous Sayings #167 — ‘It’s All Greek to Me’

November 3, 2019

The teacher tried to explain how and when to use certain equations in Calculus, but it’s all Greek to me.

Image cropped with added text. Original Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay.

This is a famous saying that I had been working on for weeks, but with schedule changes and an increased workload, I hadn’t found the time to do this justice. Fortunately, I had done some prior research, so there wasn’t much to do for this post except write the thing.

Anyway, this is a phrase I have inherently known the meaning of but hadn’t really thought to investigate. One can say that “It’s all Greek to me” is a dead metaphor because of how the idiom has evolved since it first became popular. I’ll explain below.

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