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, July 07, 2008
BAROMETER, n. An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
2008 Update: A device for determining the weighed consensus of local air regarding its future activities. A mechanical focus group.