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.
Thursday, March 30, 2006
Genuflection, n. Leg-service. The act of bending the knee to Him who so made it that the posture is unnatural and fatiguing.
2006 Update: A pious pose for the reverent contemplation of crime, commerce, conspiracy or cataclysm.