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, April 13, 2009
LANGUAGE, n. The music with which we charm the serpents guarding another's treasure.
2009 Update: The voluntary contractions by which higher species dissemble. In man, expression is autonomic and reception involuntary.