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The Complete Original Devil's Dictionary

The Complete Original Devil's Dictionary (Paperback) by Ambrose Bierce (Author)

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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short-story writer and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short stories, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical dictionary, The Devil's Dictionary.

The dictionary offers reinterpretations of terms in the English language and also which lampoon religious and political doublespeak.

Examples:

LAWYER

One skilled in circumvention of the law.

FUTURE, n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.

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