Definition of the Day 8/13/14 — Distinguished

Posted: August 13, 2014 in Humor
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DISTINGUISHED, adj. An oblique term of praise, in that–at least as regards politicians, professors, and journalists–it usually means “nearly dead.”

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

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