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, May 12, 2009
JUTE, n. A plant grown in India, the fruit of which supplies a nutritious diet to the directors of our State prison.
2009 Update: The principal ingredient in burlap for sacks. The principal ingredient in a burlap sack, however, is typically a hog or heiress.