The Devil’s Dictionary Defiled

by mtspace on June 15, 2006 · 1 comment

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Ambrose Bierce’s classic satirical dictionary got itself resurrected.


Flatadj. by convention, the shape of the world before Magellan’s expedition proved it otherwise. Magellan – halfway through the voyage – was consumed by skeptics, demonstrating the normal relationship between those who would change the shape of the world for the better and those who have an interest in keeping it the same as ever.

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  • fealty2dahriyah

    Belladonna – n. in Italian, beautiful lady; in English, a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential similarity of the two languages.

    holy shit that’s classic you can’t make this shit up

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