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.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
ARCHBISHOP, n. An ecclesiastical dignitary one point holier than a bishop.
If I were a jolly archbishop, On Fridays I'd eat all the fish up — Salmon and flounders and smelts; On other days everything else. —Jodo Rem
2008 Update: An ecclesiastical grand duke to whom it falls to implement GOD's plans for the Pope.