Whenever someone would make a stupid comment . . .
Whenever someone would made a stupid comment in the presence of Marash Girl's father, her father would comment, "Allah seni akul versin, banga para." Translation? "May God give you brains and me money!" ... a favorite expression of those Marashtsi Armenians who had survived the early 20th century genocide of Armenians in Turkey . . . and survived to tell (or in most cases not tell) the tale! How they still managed to keep their sense of humor after going through those horrors is difficult to fathom!