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, September 24, 2009
PHONOGRAPH, n. An irritating toy that restores life to dead noises.
2009 Update: A relic useful to demonstrate that evolution and obsolescence begin about the ears.