it's all greek to me

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I don’t understand any of it; it makes no sense..

Etymology:

  • First quoted as “it was Greek to me” in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, maybe translated from a Medieval Latin sentence.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

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