Tuesday, May 06, 2008

The Devil's Dictionary -- Part Two...


11. HEARSE, n.
Death's baby-carriage.

12. IMPUNITY, n.
Wealth.

13. KILL, v.t.
To create a vacancy without nominating a successor.

14. MISFORTUNE, n.
The kind of fortune that never misses.

15. OUTDO, v.t.
To make an enemy.

16. PEACE, n.
In international affairs, a period of cheating between two periods of fighting.

17. RIOT, n.
A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.

18. RUMOR, n.
A favorite weapon of the assassins of character.

19. SAINT, n.
A dead sinner revised and edited.

20. SELFISH, adj.
Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others.

4 comments:

Old Wom Tigley said...

Oh! all these are very good Patty.. I have seen one or two of these in action..

Wanda said...

There are all so true ~~ can't pick just one ~~ I liked them all. But maybe #19 was it.

Renie Burghardt said...

Good ones , Patty! I like 19 the best, too! Bore is good, too. Well, they're all good.

Have a good night, Patty.

Renie

Abraham Lincoln said...

I agree with Wanda except if you put Bush's name in there instead of SAINT.

BUSH
A dead sinner revised and edited.