"mores" with silent E

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Tue Aug 3 12:19:35 UTC 2010

Damien's closing "oh, tempura! Oh, morays!" reminded me that some time last week on NPR, I heard someone  mention the mores of society, pronounced to rhyme with "pores".

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