Why Do Greeks Smash Plates?

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Greeks smacks plates at funerals so as to show their deep emotional grieving. It also a way of expressing their loss for the loved one. They also smash plates at traditional weddings to symbolise or to signify the new beginning.
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Lol, xD I may say that they smash them when they are having a big party or celebration on a tavern ar at their house. They dont do it cause they r lazy lol but when someone dances
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