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, March 10, 2009
DUCK-BILL, n. Your account at your restaurant during the canvas-back season.
2009 Update: The inspiration for the fountain-pen and, through calligraphy and illumination, grandparent to ornate nostalgia.