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, October 08, 2007
GUM, n. A substance greatly used by young women in place of a contented spirit and religious consolation.
2007 Update: The common term for the gingiva which restrain the tongue and project the incisors, enabling organized religion.