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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.
"Eat arsenic? Yes, all you get,"Consenting, he did speak up;"'Tis better you should eat it, pet,Than put it in my teacup."—Joel Huck
He extracted from his quiver,2009 Update: v.i. To self-reflect.
Did the controversial Roman,
An argument well fitted
To the question as submitted,
Then addressed it to the liver,
Of the unpersuaded foeman.
—Oglum P. Boomp
"One night," a doctor said, "last fall,2009 Update: The ghoul that adds disinterment to the sequence of disappointments.
I and my comrades, four in all,
When visiting a graveyard stood
Within the shadow of a wall.
"While waiting for the moon to sink
We saw a wild hyena slink
About a new-made grave, and then
Begin to excavate its brink!
"Shocked by the horrid act, we made
A sally from our ambuscade,
And, falling on the unholy beast,
Dispatched him with a pick and spade."
—Bettel K. Jhones