GREECE: Greek Learns Greek

Returned to power after a brief eclipse (TIME, May 30 to June 20). Premier Eleutherios Venizelos has a new cheer with which to keep Greece's fickle Parliament loyal. Back in the U. S. after a visit to Athens, Professor William Lyon ("Billy") Phelps last week revealed that he had taught Yale's famed Brekekekex cheer to the Premier at luncheon. "The long Yale cheer is the only one in the world . . . most of which is in Greek," said he.

The first two lines of Yale's Brekekekex are taken from the chorus of...

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