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 08, 2010
IMPROMPTU, adv. Off-hand- said of verses that are written without confusing the legs and protruding the tongue. F'rexample.
Bulbous bangs enormous roared
And swamping pickled he,
Through beetling barbarous restored
Fuliginous and free;
For bellicose arbitrament
He on his nether ear had went!
2010 Update: Casual and unplanned, as a conspiracy just revealed or an old joke.