Sunday, January 28, 2007

Devil's Dictionary

HOSPITALITY, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in need of food and lodging.

HOSTILITY, n. A peculiarly sharp and specially applied sense of the earth's overpopulation.

HUMANITY, n. The human race, collectively, exclusive of the anthropoid poets.

HUSBAND, n. One who, having dined, is charged with the care of the plate.

Ambrose Bierce

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