That is so good I'll swallow the spluttering and join in:Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel. Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
KILT, n. A costume sometimes worn by Scotchmen in America and Americans in Scotland.
Here's one I'd like to dedicate to Dawkins, Hitchens and all my good rationalist friends whose beliefs are based solely on hard, material, first-order evidence:Positive, adj.: Mistaken at the top of one's voice.
My favourite:GRAMMAR, n. A series of pitfalls thoughtfully prepared for the feet of the self-made man, along the path by which he advances to distiction.
SAINT, n. A dead sinner revised and edited.Ambrose Bierce
The only one I remember: CONSERVATIVE, n. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.
Idiot A member of a large and powerful tribe whose influence in human affairs has always been dominant and controlling.
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