Definition of the Day 3-21-16 — Conversation

Posted: March 21, 2016 in Humor, Language Use
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CONVERSATION, n. 1) Normally, dueling monologues; 2) Rarely, an interchange of information and ideas in which both parties are interested in what the other has to say.

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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 (thanks to Nicole Hennig for this one)

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

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