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.
Monday, December 12, 2005
Noise, n. A stench in the ear. Undomesticated music. The chief product and authenticating sign of civilization.
2005 Update: An incoherent buzzing caused by research, reflection or a mosquito's wings. Any interruption of spin.