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.
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Acetelyne might well burn hotter
Than lava when it meets the water
But if you want to see enamel glisten
Ask for interest from a politician.
But no earthly fire that can be kept
Will move curmudgeons who have overslept.
LATER, adj. After an indefinite period, such as never.