meals rejected by Ethiopians

(redirected from Ethiopian)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Ethiopian: Ethiopian language

meals rejected by Ethiopians

n. military rations, MRE = meal ready to eat. (Cruelly designated at a time when Ethiopians where starving to death. Implying that not even starving humans would eat MREs. That said, it is also known that such rations have been rejected by hungry people who desire more familiar food.) The reporter was embarrassed to describe the MREs as “meals rejected by Ethiopians.”
See also: by, meal, reject
References in periodicals archive ?
As many of the non-discriminatory employment actions for Ethiopian Israelis are conducted under the auspices of Tevet, we review several of these programs below, including the non-profits involved in their implementation.
The poll conducted in July 2007 reveals that relatively few Ethiopians express confidence in their country's social and political institutions.
Age analysis reveals that 77 percent of the 65-and-over and 58 percent of 5= 5-64 year olds said neither they nor their children have Ethiopian friends.
A senior Ethiopian official in the ruling party, who asked not to be named, also said Eritreans were behind the kidnapping.
Ethiopian workers sort coffee beans in ``Black Gold,'' a documentary that pleads for trade, not aid, to Africa.
Partial Award - Civilians Claims - Ethiopia's Claim 5: Eritrea is liable, for example, for failing to protect Ethiopian in Eritrea who were not in detention from violence by police and the civilian population, detaining Ethiopians without a legal basis, and for failing to ensure the safe and humane repatriation of departing Ethiopians.
ETHIOPIAN culture was celebrated in Huddersfield with a festival featuring food, music and dancing.
Blair was not guilty of looting the treasures but he is guilty of not returning them,' said Pankhurst who was honoured this year by the Queen for his services to advance Ethiopian studies.
Gebremariam, like most Ethiopian farmers, is lucky just to make it year to year without starving.
Of particular note is the work of former Howard professor Boghossian, who died at age 66 soon after fire exhibit opened in May and is considered a pioneer of the contemporary Ethiopian art movement.
Churches evolved to suit the Ethiopian Orthodox rituals, and traditionally, except for the rock and the original ancient Aksumite types, were generally circular.
Goewin arrives in Ethiopia after the devastation of her father's death at the hand of his illegitimate son, called Medraut in this story, She discovers that before her half-brother, the heir to Arthur's throne, disappeared he fathered a child with an Ethiopian princess.
Eleven years hence, and despite government policies of affirmative action (such as tuition-wavers for Ethiopian university students, and favourable mortgage terms), the situation of Ethiopian-Jews remains grave.
The (white) heroine Charicleia, raised as a Greek, discovers at seventeen that she is actually the daughter of the (black) Ethiopian King Hydaspes.
However, the Ethiopian church and nation, which alone in Africa south of Egypt had successfully resisted Islam, was seen by successive waves of Catholic and Protestant missionary activity as a church that had to be purified and reunited with the mainstream of Christianity.
Full browser ?