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 04, 2006
AMBROSIA, n. The diet of the Gods- the modern peanut.
2006 Update: The sweet soufflé served to salesmen or a bowlful of broth to a beggar. Your grandmother's cooking after a long visit graveside.