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.
Friday, May 07, 2010
PHOENIX, n. The classical prototype of the modern "small hot bird."
2010 Update: A creature able to fashion itself a new life from the ashes of its old one, although maybe not in Arizona.