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.
30,000 feet above, huh? You must be on cloud 9 with last night's win sending your Sox to the World Series. As well you should -- congrats, Doug! :)GO WHITE SOX!Rural: any place that isn't equipped to provide cable television and WiFi for the fans who can't attend the World Series.
rural: its people think that urban is a mere collection of syllables
Rural,adj., Countrified, such as flowers, grass, and wonderfully cooked food. Also see Hick.GO WHITE SOX!
Nature struggling to survive.
do they have a legend there as well?
I'm pretty high, Sar. Thanks.Monika, welcome home. I think in Iceland they may be right.TLP, I'm with you on the food. I mean, yes 'ma'am.Icy, the odds are better in town.Haha, Karma, you have no idea.
What sar said!
Rural: One of the words my Hubby gets tripped up trying to say. He had an Elmer Fudd speech problem as a kid, and it tends to show up now and then on words like rural, railroad tracks, etc. Our kids crucify him over it, and he's a good sport about it, because it is weally funny.
what u dont know till it hits you!
Rural, adj. 1. How New York City residents refer to the rest of the world. 2. Not possessed of the disadvantages of modern culture. 3. Not having cable. 4. A word that makes many urban dwellers think of the movie Deliverance.
Thanks, Aral. I guess after posting about people's orifices no further creativity is due today.Jamie Dawn, my dad has trouble with L. We were hiking with my dogs Saturday and Walela was playing with a strange dog. Dad called her a "bully" which everyone heard as "boy" leading to great misunderstanding and comic effect.Sreekesh, a wall?Andrew, for me it's Banjo or another word that starts with "b."
rural, adj: describing places, objects or attributes, the existence of which is highly questioned. See also: small farmer, good manners in public, interesting television programs, Ivory-billed Woodpecker.
rural-where doors are still left unlocked, you check up on your neighbors, the corner store will still let you have a charge account, and in the furthest corner-somebody is cooking up meth.
S, nice to hear from you. Very good. And arcane. A for arcane.Beautiful, Masil. Hahahahaha.
Rural: The place you moved before everyone decided to join in the joys of solitude.
my home, and as much as i do enjoy my new urban habitat sometimes i just have to say " i'm from the country and i like it that way" i listen to country music- its true. rural: happy driving 40 or less
Rural, adj. Inconvenienced by progress.And yes, Doug, my new series has finally begun.)+(
Rural, adj. Describing the precise distance from Urban Sophistication where an exceedingly complex, intractable problem appears to have a simple solution.
Put up a parking lot, didn't they, Princess? Delighted to see you.Rio, I've been libing in L.A. five years and still get criticized for driving like a farmer. Gabriel, if progress ain't inconvenient nothin is.a4g, true although someone could define ghetto the same way and its usually a lot closer. Maybe the inverse-square law is underestimated in policy-making.
Thank you Doug. It is nice to be back. My sister doesn´t have a computer and she is not having any of that technology stuff...she is quite rural that way :)
rural-describing boring places where people put old, filthy couches on their porches and sit on them until they rot, because they have nothing else. You can't see that from 30,000 feet, unless there's a hole in the roof of the porch. rural-hidden away, so the rest of the country doesn't have too see and feel guilty about the poverty there.
rural,adj - describing of a kingdom where John Deere Rules and where deer have space so as not to run into my car.
Monika, that's pretty urbane.Actonbell, that's funny. I don't feel too guilty. I used to work for the suckers.So, Alice, roadkill is a choice?
Good one. So very true.
Weirsdo, that's a fact.Michael, of course it's true. I practically plagiarized you.
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