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, May 28, 2009
BOTTLE-NOSED, adj. Having a nose created in the image of its maker.
2009 Update: Of a cetacean species lacking only arms for the making of mischief and, therefore, a food fish.*
I thought bottle-nosed meant you could sniff out a good wine.
And here I thought it meant you got your nose stuck in a bottle.
So, Ambrose is sayin' that God had a big ugly nose? Add that to the things Bierce is burning in hell for.
I think you made this word up
speak for yourself friend
BOTTLE-NOSED, adj. The typical city and suburban driver in these Untied States, so-called because it's a flipper, able and willing to flip people off.
bottle-nosed-few thoughts there
the drinking end
as the people
are minced through
the budget grinder
there shall be
oh man hear the
bottle-nosed: the precipice upon which the irish nose is built.
Snouts are handy
It occured to me that " bottle-nosed boys would make a great name for a boy band, or boy blog. Any takers?
I don't know, Nessa. I'm can-nosed.
TLP, I think he meant drunks are bottle-nosed and maybe God made the gullet.
Jim, when I do, it
won't likely be in haiku.
Flipper was best with the sound off, like driving.
Mrs. Paul's voter sticks, Bear? Can I get them with taxpayer tots?
Sauerkraut, I wouldn't know as mine's more Roman. I suppose built over an amphora.
Especially for the handless, Icy.
Sure, Actonbell. Just leave your empties on an ant hill or a picnic blanket.
Maybe that will be my next blog, Cooper. Cheers!
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