Redefining misanthropy for a fresh generation. Standard posts begin with a definition from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary followed by a modern adjustment. Miscellany on Wednesday and storytelling on Saturday.
Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Eavesdrop, v.i. Secretly to overhear a catalogue of the crimes and vices of another or yourself.
2005 Update: To intrude on the discretion of a gossip.