GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Ethnol.) The Mohammedan tribes of the southern Philippine Islands, said to have formerly migrated from Borneo. Some of them are warlike and addicted to piracy.
“Sir... you are a moron (from the Greek word moros, which meant "dull"), it was YOU people that put us into this frigin mess, it was YOU people that gave our (We, the People...) monies away without certain SAFEGUARDS, Sir, go jump into a pot of boiling oil.”
“Moron" was coined in 1910 by psychologist Henry H. Goddard from the Greek word moros, which meant "dull" (as opposed to "sharp"), and used to describe a person with a mental age located between 8 and 12 on the Binet scale.”
“The other negative … Sophie’s moros is made with pinto beans, so if you like black beans, you can only get them as a seperate side.”
“Moron" Greek word moros, which meant "dull" (as opposed to "sharp"), and used to describe a person with a mental age located between 8 and 12 on the Binet scale.”
“So not only do the Spaniards have prejudices against the "moros" but the Moroccan kids against the Asians who live in Lavapíes (this is one of the major turf wars in the neighborhood) and so on.”
“Prau sets forth on its courageous voyage through time and spirit with a meditation on the year 1911, the date of the author's mother's birth, that sails us through the worlds of Mahler, Marie Curie, Moses Browning who invented the M-1911 Colt 45 to kill intransigent Filipino "moros" in Mindanao, the H - Bomb, Matta, the polymath Rizal, Dapitan and the migratory routes of her father's wandering ukulele.”
“Unfortunately, rice and beans count as two seperate sides, so if you want rice, beans and plantains (my idea of the perfect combo) - you have to order the moros, which only count as one side, but are a little drier than rice with fresh beans.”
“The morros is made with pinto beans … so if you want rice, black beans AND plantains you are going to have to suck it up and get moros, or pay extra.”
“Spaniards who had the gall to call themselves Christians had a big ambition: “Al mar con los moros” into the sea with the Moslems, after which they blessed history with the Inquisition.”
“I live in Spain and when I see, as I have for the last month, hundreds of dull, fasting moros staggering around the streets I feel angry.”
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