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.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
CUDGEL, n. A medicine for external application to the head and shoulders of a fool.
2009 Update: A heavy club which, the likeliest weapon of Friar Tuck, has since obsolesced in favor of theology.