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, October 22, 2007
FICKLENESS, n. The iterated satiety of an enterprising affection.
2007 Update: The collusion between an otter's spirit, a cat's heart and the imagination of man.
Fickleness: Playing Random House.
fickleness - A psychological condition that drives the consumer culture.
fickleness... I don't like your blog anymore. Are you dissing cats?
nice update - where did the otter come from? I like it.
fickleness: studied piracy.
as any dog knows, Fickle=Cat. No need to smear the reputation of those cute little otters!
I'm still making up my mind over those shoes I got in second grade - with the daisy? Without?
I've got to go think about this.
Fickleness - a writer and her harem of characters.
I'm not fickle when it comes to men. I'm merely picky.
Fickle: A pickle with an identity crisis.
Fickleness: The pleasure of driving salespeople crazy by changing one's mind.
FICKLENESS n. an abrupt loss of interest in the activity in which one is enga-
Fickleness: The flighty unpredictability of a wildfire as driven by the Santa Annas (devil winds).
Fickless: Me, when I'm in a mood.
Well, I messed that up.
Fickleness: Of a variable nature, like Nessa's typing.
Fickleness: like pickleness only naughtier.
FICKLENESS, n. The human condition, as measured by blog stats.
Speaking of blogs, I saw a reference the other day to "Internet grammar and spelling". And then, today, I saw this. Present company not included, of course, but still I couldn't help passing it on.
I know, I know, I otter not.
Al, you are Baron Pun. As long as it's consensual.
Do you still feel that way, Poobah?
Come on, Sis. Like a cat would care if I liked it.
Mule, I started with "A collusion among whimsy, indifference and creativity" then changed my mind, figured animal metaphors are as good as anything else and picked the otter.
Kyah, otters smear themselves, bless their furry little hearts.
G, just so you don't polish them.
Jenn, a new standard every week?
Theresa, that was one of the best pickle jokes ever.
Back to teaching, Quillie?
Terry, you when the prize for figuring whence today's word. One of the fires split in two and was North and South of me this morning. My disappointed dogs thought they were gonna get barbecued rabbit.
How often is that, Nessa?
10 merit points, Morgan. That was funny.
Mutha, nothing is naughtier than pickleness.
Amoeba, there is no "internet grammar and spelling." There's right and wrong dagnabit! (I get a little crotchety on this subject- y-o-u does not need an abbreviation!) Nice catch, buddy.
Sure, Actonbell. You say that now.
How often is it that I'm in a mood or that I mess up? Be careful how you answer, 'cause you could put me in a mood; D
I think Blogger did it. It lost a letter.
It could happen! U never no!
Fickleness: allowing a pimple on one's fiance's forehead to cause one to call off their engagement.
fickleness: constant commenters who have lost their way
Geminis are fickle ... and schizophrenics ... oh, maybe they're not. xoxo
Its okay if other girl's are you're favrite troll-ops now but standing me up for are Heavanly date woud NOT be humerous!!!! Or even posthumerous!!!!
The F word, again only different this time.
Fickleless: When the party runs out of fickles it's time to go home.
fickleness: frightful fowl! Sorry, I meant flightful fowl.
my computer has a Chinese personality!
Nessa, only your hairdresser knows for sure.
Morgan, you're testing me. Where's the snorkel?
Jamie Dawn, that's consistency in transit.
Ah, Pia, isn't it better, though, when faith replaces reassurance?
Mireille, was that French?
Good one, Pansi. I wouldn't miss our heavenly date for the world.
Cooper, it's surprising how little difference so many letters make, isn't it?
Jim, you mean to your wife?
Minka, I have no idea what you mean by Chinese personality but I'm pre-amused.
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