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 04, 2008
TAKE, v.t. To acquire, frequently by force but preferably by stealth.
2008 Update: To lend a debt.
To my American friends: Please amuse your poll-workers today. In this and only this lies the virtue of democracy.