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, August 24, 2009
ABJECTLY, adv. In the manner of a poor but honest person.
2009 Update: In the manner of a discovered dignitary.
Uh I'm first which is good as I can't get past the dictionary definition for "abject"
"But cloth of misconstruction dressed thought in stylish deception. rrrrRUFF!"-Icy
Would fit well as all poor but honest people, discovered dignataries eventually...
Abjectly, in the manner of the half-digested prey.
strahold - stars hold my bra
I guess someone screwed up my translation.
Abjectly: I'm sure I don't know. *shrugging shoulders*
Did you mean poor as in miserable wretch or poor as in just below par?
Abjectly comes right after Abject in my dictionary:
Adv. 1. abjectly - in a hopeless resigned manner; "she shrugged her shoulders abjectly"
Doug's word verification test for me today was copse .
ABJECTLY, adv. When a guy hunches over to hide the sixpack that he, er, doesn't have.
Amoeba -- because having a hunchback is more acceptable than having a potbelly?
Having searched the Internet valiantly, cherishing the futile hope that I might find something intelligent to say, I know stand before you abjectly awaiting your judgment, oh great and wise Master of Words.
Know should be now -- perhaps I should have been researching homophones. Alas.
Sometimes you feel abject
Sometimes you don't.
My old dog used to posture himself and look into my eyes abjectly after be barfed on the floor.
i want to be the abject of someone's affection
LOL @ Ariel's verifier ;)
proly: 'maybe', as in, "I's raining and I proly forgot my brolly at home"
15 minutes of infamy, Pia?
That's pretty abject, Ariel. The prey, I mean.
Jeder Deutsch Wortbuch spinnt, Nicole. Traurig.
There, there, blogmama.
Karen, miserable wretches are just below par.
Jim, I plead with you, the actual definitions harm us all. Must I grovel, too?
Amoeba, I find it much more comfortable to simply blind my companions.
Quilly, homophony is the soul of whit.
Day to day, Terry? What could be more pathetic?
Actonbell, I like to think I'm the emperor of abject.
Cooper, that's Willie's pose for "I...have...nothing...to vomit!"
Karma, how will you make water balloons?
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