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, October 22, 2010
BEARD, n. The hair that is commonly cut off by those who justly execrate the Chinese custom of shaving the head.
2010 Update: Facial hair cultivated by cultured men to distinguish themselves from lunatics and visa-versa.