[Ads-l] moar

David K. Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Wed Sep 20 21:08:38 EDT 2017


It appears as a variant in the eOED from Middle English, I believe.

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Does the OED proper have =E2=80=9Cmoar" as an alternative spelling for =
=E2=80=9Cmore=E2=80=9D?

Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/moar =
<https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/moar>) has an entry with the label(s) =
=E2=80=9CInternet slang, humorous=E2=80=9D.

The Urban Dictionary =
(http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=3Dmoar =
<http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=3Dmoar>) gives it as an =
alternative for more and as a portmanteau of =E2=80=9Cmore=E2=80=9D and =
=E2=80=9Croar=E2=80=9D.

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA=

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