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Pontic Greek Jokes, The Rhine Paradox and Bonferroni

Pontians, a significant part of Hellenism which was heavily persecuted by Turks, are for some unknown reason to me mocked in Greek jokes. The following “joke” is representative: a Pontic Greek scientist (typically named Giorikas, Panikas) was making experiments with a frog. It cuts successively one leg after the other and asks the frog to […]