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.
Friday, February 10, 2006
Dishonesty, n. An important element of commercial success, to which the business colleges have not as yet accorded an honorable prominence in the curriculum, but have weakly substituted penmanship.
Dishonesty is the best policy. New Testament: St. Judas Iscariot, IXL, 29
2006 Update: 1. A gracious alternative to silence. 2. The poetry of a journalist, the prose of a politician, the profanity of a priest or the prayer of the Bishop.