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.
Friday, July 31, 2009
ESOPHAGUS, n. That portion of the alimentary canal that lies between pleasure and business.
2009 Update: The umbilicus joining predator and prey.
Hey Gus, I never knew your your full name. It is a little weird!
Esop H Agus, hmmm.
I slowed down this morning but still am first?
You forgot to mention Quilly again though Jim, she's a gullet for attention. :)
Please visit The Chrysalis Stage and Esoteric Uncovered.
Aesop's little bro, gus.
Brilliant update. Apropos.
Just what the Crow said!
When I was born, my esophagus wasn't attached to my stomach. It is actually a fairly common birth defect. I made medical history by being the first to every survive the reattachment surgery.
The story is much longer and Amoeba keeps urging me to write it, but not here, I think.
It's the end of the month, are we having a pop quiz?
I can think of nothing for this word. Your was pretty good, but the whole thing is rather nauseating to consider. It's best to eat without thinking of the process.
stuck in committee...
First and slower, Jim. There's room if you need it.
Haha, Nessa. Wait'll you hear today's post.
Sourer grapes, TLP?
Wow, Quilly. I had no idea. I agree with your fella.
Sure, Icy. What flavors does Nehi come in?
Cooper, that's the undigested truth.
Bear, you just need a chair to wash it down with.
Postpharyngeal locus of peristaltic action.
How strange, Actonbell. I have a very old friend in the same predicament who I talked to last weekend and that never even came up in my mind.
Gag me, W.
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