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Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1914) born on
Jun 24
US journalist, short-story writer. He was a noted wit, satirist and sardonic short story writer who disappeared while covering the Mexican revolution.
         
   
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YEAR, n. A period of three hundred and sixty-five disappointments.

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WIT, n. The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
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TRICHINOSIS, n. The pig's reply to proponents of porcophagy.
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WHANGDEPOOTENAWAH, n. In the Ojibwa tongue, disaster; an unexpected affliction that strikes hard.
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VANITY, n. The tribute of a fool to the worth of the nearest ass.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
R: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
A: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
N: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
K: The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.
   


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