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My Sister's Big Fat Greek Wedding


My Sister's Big Fat Greek Wedding
Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grade 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.04

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    baklava, expediency, inclination, inducement, kudos, raucous, revelry, surety, surfeit, unnatural, flamboyant, incidentally, analysis, relevant, gender, intellect
     content words:    Zoe Stathakou, Stavros Giannopoulos, Aegean Sea, Pavlos Giannopoulos, Old Greek, Zoe Giannopoulou, Markos Stathakos


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My Sister's Big Fat Greek Wedding
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     Dear Jayna,
 
2     What a droll way you have of phrasing your questions! In your last letter you asked what a weekend in a foreign country is like. I can't answer that, because I've never been to a foreign country! Unless I misunderstood your intention, you really meant to ask what we do in Greece. I will tell you, if in return you share with me the typical weekend in America!
 
3     In the interest of expediency, I'll describe one specific day. That would be the day that my sister Zoe had what you Americans apparently call a "big fat Greek wedding." She got married last Sunday, and we had a great time of revelry! To save time, I'll only share the facts that are relevant to the wedding.

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