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, May 18, 2009
KINE, n. Cows.
If kine is the plural of cow, And the plural of sow is swine, Then pumpkins may hang from a vow, And coronets rest upon brine.
2009 Update: Cattle, as they were called archaically when their skin was still suede.