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, June 27, 2006
ABDUCTION, n. In law, a crime; in morals, a punishment.
2006 Update: A form of theft more egregious than mugging and less painful to the victim than fraud. An in vivo trademark violation.