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.
Monday, September 19, 2005
Poker, n. A game said to be played with cards for some purpose to this lexicographer unknown.
2005 Update: The fairest form of commerce in which fortune favors the wicked rather than his or her grandchild.