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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According to some, breaking plates was some sort of a custom, in weddings by the brides' mother (for good luck, and for making the couple avoid any obstacles in the future) and funerals
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There is an exact analog to this tradition among European (and perhaps Sephardi) Jews: the breaking of a glass by the groom. I have heard of a tradition wherein the groom removes
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eather glue it together with wather proff glue or throw it away
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