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 31, 2007
EVOLUTION, n. The process by which the higher organisms are gradually developed from the lower, as Man from the Assisted Immigrant, the Office-Holder from the Ward Boss, the Thief from the Office-Holder, etc.
2007 Update: The science in which the various things that swim, creep, walk and grow on vines are named superior to their predecessors. Spin-the-bottle, as played by scientists.