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, February 23, 2010
EFFEROUS, EFFIGATE, EFFLAGITATE, EFFODIENT, EFFOSSIAN. See some other dictionary.
2010 Update: EFFEROUS, adj. Beastlike, undomesticated, as anyone who expects a blend of unfamiliar phonemes to sound cultivated. See also: ERUDITE.