Elias Petropoulos: “Kaliarda” Poster • Ηλία Πετρόπουλου: “Καλιαρντά” Αφισέτα

Poster for

Elias Petropoulos book

Kaliarda*

[An Etymological Dictionary of Greek Homosexual Slang]

“the jargon or argot of a group, often employed to exclude or mislead people outside the group.”

Αφισέτα για το βιβλίο του

Ηλία Πετρόπουλου

Καλιαρντά

[Λεξικό της αργκό των ομοφυλοφίλων στην Ελλάδα]

c. 1974

Concept & Artwork Ιδέα & Σχεδιασμός

Anakreon Kanavakis Ανακρέων Καναβάκης

9 thoughts on “Elias Petropoulos: “Kaliarda” Poster • Ηλία Πετρόπουλου: “Καλιαρντά” Αφισέτα

  1. So there is enough homosexual slang in Greece to have an etymology and dictionary? Does it go all the way back to the ancients?

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    1. A ha ha… well, Petropoulos wrote many books about various groups of people who were, one way or another outcasts of society at a time. For example, he wrote a book titled “Manual of the good thief”.

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      1. That’s nice he gave time to those who didn’t count.

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        1. Especially during those times! 😉

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  2. Cool cover.
    I suppose he’s taking his chances on the subject matter, which is why he is in a target!
    Interesting!
    xoxoxoxoxooxoxoxoxoxoxo

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    1. Oh, yes indeed!
      Thank you, dahling!
      ❤🧡❤🧡❤🧡❤🧡

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