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One word from Devil's Dictionary

Article publié par Le Mesturet le 14/09/2011 à 16:07
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MACHINATION, n. The method employed by one's opponents in baffling one's open and honorable efforts to do the right thing. Ambrose Bierce, 1911

One Word from the Devil's Dictionary

Article publié par Le Mesturet le 24/08/2011 à 14:14
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EXPERIENCE, n. The wisdom that enables us to recognize as an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced. Ambrose Bierce, Devil's Dictionary, 1911

One word from the Devil's dictionary

Article publié par Le Mesturet le 29/07/2011 à 13:07
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FRIENDSHIP; A ship big enough to carry two in fair weather, but only one in foul.

One word from the Devil's Dictionary

Article publié par Le Mesturet le 25/05/2011 à 13:53
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MARRIAGE, n.
 
The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.
 

Ambrose Bierce, 1911 

One word from the Devil's dictionary

Article publié par Le Mesturet le 21/05/2011 à 11:00
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DESTINY, n.
 
A tyrant's authority for crime and fool's excuse for failure.
 

Ambrose Bierce, 1911 

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