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, August 06, 2010
MAGISTRATE, n. A judicial officer of limited jurisdiction and unbounded incapacity.
2010 Update: A functionary charged with maintaining peace and good order in a courtroom.