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, July 01, 2010
DEBAUCHEE, n. One who has so earnestly pursued pleasure that he has had the misfortune to overtake it.
2010 Update: A woman whose ingenuousness succumbs to her ingenuity.