Definition of the Day 1-6-16 — Worship

Posted: January 6, 2016 in Humor, Religion
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WORSHIP, n. 1) In the United States, a term incomplete unless preceded by the word “military”; 2) The attitude of a dog to a man, a man to a god, and the media to the military.

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(with apologies to Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary and its definition of Reverence: “The spiritual attitude of a man to a god and a dog to a man”)

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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

American Heretic's Dictionary revised and expanded by Chaz Bufe, front cover

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