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.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
SHADY, n. The transactions of the R.R. Commissioners
A--Shady business, sir. Brown
2007 Update: Furtive, secretive, sinister. Like the purpose of the enemy or the methods of a lottery winner.
Or, say, like the real estate endeavors of the Birthday Girl! Feliz Compleaños, Hermana!