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, January 15, 2009
LITERALLY, adv. Figuratively, as: "The pond was literally full of fish"; "The ground was literally alive with snakes," etc.
2009 Update: In a manner mutually indulgent between a metaphor and a hyperbolist.