So, according to Suarez the word "negro" (lit "black") has no racist connotations.
Actually, Andy, Suarez admitted saying the word negro, so what does that make it, two on none?
But Quirke was the kind of man to whom it comes naturally to pronounce the word negro with two gs.
But to us such different responses are impossible: we can merely apply the word "negro" indiscriminately.
The Spanish began using the word negro to describe Africans in the 1500's.
The word negro means 'black' in Spanish and Portuguese.
But Suarez's offence - the word "negro" - is slightly puzzling.
Yet the word "negro" is unacceptable anyway, regardless of context or cultural differences.
The word negro is the Spanish and Portuguese word for the color black.
In Venezuela the word negro is similarly used, despite its large African descent population.