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.
Null dreams make one gratefully dull.
GRATEFULLNESS n. that feeling one has when rolling away from the Thanksgiving table. Ha! My verifier: xresized
Funny limerick, and the definition is wow! Gratefullness, usually given to the wrong person for the wrong reason.
Satisfaction: you can't always....I feel so grateful and satiated by life right now and can't pretend not to though I know it's anti-pc. I always feel I should qualify that with "I have lost 40% of my NAV but I figure we're all in this togethrHappy Thanksgiving to my favorite early-onset curmedgeon
GRATEFULNESS, n.:God: "I'm going to make it rain for four thousand days and drown 'em right out."Noah: "Riiight. Listen to this, you'll save water. Make it rain for forty days, and forty nights, and wait for the sewers to back up."God: "Riiight."- Bill CosbyMay no mudslides dampen your Turkey Day.
Turkeys are not grateful for this time of year. At all.Happy Thanksgiving!Wow. My verification is an actual word. Concede.That makes this comment doubly true!
Good poem, good definition. I'm grateful.
Something to do with The Dead.Happy Thanksgiving, Doug!Word verification: Gratiati (Italian for gratefulness)
Gratefulness: It's what my heart is full of... well, most of the time any way.Happy Thanksgiving!!Eat lots of good stuff and make sure the doggies get treats so they will be grateful too, as well.
Happy Thanksgiving Doug et alia!..
Happy Thanksgiving, Dougie!
Great poem--that's satisfaction. Happy Thanksgiving!
Mumbai under terrorist siege for almost 24 hours now. City has been at total standstill - encounters going on at the 2 hotels taken over by the terrorists who have been firing indiscriminately. It's all very distressing
Icy, that's my philosophy, too.Quilly, even the verifiers accuse us anymore.And never kept long, Ariel.Pia, those who had to spell out NAV and those who mourn it are all in this together, it's true. Happy turkey.Thanks, Amoeba. Happy thanksgiving to you and Quilly.I don't know, Jenn. We all have a purpose.You're welcome, blogmama. Happy thanksgiving.Thanks, Mutha. You too.Only when it pumps red, JD? Happy thanksgiving to you. Remember, the grace should last two minutes per cup of gravy.You too, Jim et alii.Brother Al, have a great one and pass my Thanksgiving wishes to our wife.Thanks, Actonbell. You too. Have fun with the in-laws.I was just reading about that Karma and glad you checked in. Stay safe.
A redefinitive BiercerGrew gradually fiercer and fiercer.When asked, this curmudgeonAttributed his dudgeonTo "My country--and the public that steers her."
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