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, February 09, 2009
GOUT, n. A physician's name for the rheumatism of a rich patient.
2009 Update: A disease caused by elevated levels of acid in the blood of a patient not used to it.