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, June 12, 2007
GLOOM, n. The mental condition produced by a minstrel, the funny column of a newspaper, a hope in heaven and a devil's dictionary.
2007 Update: The taciturn state preceding disappointment.