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.
Thursday, January 01, 2009
EXTINCTION, n. The raw material out of which theology created the future state.
2009 Update: Reform.
Happy New Year, friends and, of course, rabbit rabbit.
Yawn. Rabbit rabbit. Oh, I thought you were extinct. Welcome back.
“rabbit, rabbit, white rabbit”
Happy New Year to you Doug, welcome back!
Extinction -- Like I used to tell the kids and make them so angry, "let's race to see who can get to sleep first!"
So how about the human race's race to extinction? Any predictions?
Happy extinction to 2008.
Rabbit rabbit and a very Happy New Year to you Doug!
Extinction, when the tree dies first and the blossom follows.
Rabbit, rabbit and Happy New year!
EXTINCTION, n. The former spouse's lipstick.
Or were you thinking of gasp New Year's Resolutions and their notoriously short lifespans?
May 2009 be full of curmudgeonly opportunities for you, Dawg. With the lead-in that 2008 has given the New Year, it would have to work really hard to fumble its opportunity.
Extinction: What I pray for every spring in regard to the snails and slugs in my garden.
Rabbit Rabbit - and all good omens to you this month & New Year.
extinction, n. survival of the last thing you saw
Happy New Year, everybody!
I am so glad to learn that your extinction was a rumor without foundation. Welcome back, Dawg!
Happy New Year to one and all except the ants in my kitchen whom I wish a fast and painless extinction!
Glad you're not extinct. Phew.
Happy new year.
oh, thank GOD you're back...!
not that i can ever think of anything
clever enough to write here...
oh, and rabbit rabbit too, even...
oh, and thank you
incredibly a lot, for
the best piece of mail
i got this christmas
(kindly note that was
there is no one
quite like you on
the way you go about
being a human here,
and stuff like that.
see? i cant say it how
i want to, but i feel
that special kindness
that is you, always...
many thank you's
for what you bring
to this Earth...xo
Welcome back from the hiatus.
extinction: a process which will finalize on 1-20-09 to the soon-to-be prior administration in DC.
word veri: syche. no, really!
Yes, JJ! Actually, I think Christmas should be celebrated on Doug's birthday.
Icy, the rumors of my death have been slightly exaggerated.
Happy new year to you, Jim. And I have April 15 in the office pool.
Rabbit rabbit, blogmama.
Happy New Year, Ariel. You will be the poet in '09?
Rabbit rabbit, A-bell. Good to be back. Achoo!
You're absolutely right, Amoeba. This is a promising new year for the industry.
Terry, the snail LORD is not pleased.
That was clever, Minka. Happy New Year.
Quilly, may their deaths be bloodless.
No, Jenn. But I have a cold. At least I think it's a cold.
Haha, JJ. May your pieces of mail be spelled variously in the new year.
Unmourned and unbowed, Sauerkraut.
Now go and sin no more.
Glad you're not extinct. Happy New Year. I will be catching up.
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