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 15, 2008
GIMLET, n. An instrument somewhat smaller than the man "with an inexhaustible fund of anecdote."
2008 Update: A dainty cocktail likely concocted for drinkers who must be eased in to a margarita from a Shirley Temple. The gentleman's alternative to perfume and tweezing.