did you know that Ambrose Bierces‘ middle name was Gwinnett?
oh yes. Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce.
his parents must have been complete assholes. who does that to a child? i mean it’s no ‘Adolf Hitler’ but still it’s not great, is it?
for those of you who have been off doing tik out of a broken light bulb in a back alley in woodstock for the last year, Ambrose Bierce is a regular feature here at A Million Miles from Normal.
a) because i love him and i want to have his 19th century babies.
b) because he’s kind of sexy in a vintage, check out my handlebar moustache kind of way.
c) he wrote a book called the devil’s dictionary, and that’s one hot title for a book if you ask me.
d) he managed to live to the ripe old age of 72 with the name of ambrose gwinnett bierce, if that had been me i would have been kicked to death by the other children in the playground before i hit 12.
basically Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was a writer born in 1814. the book he’s best known for is his devil’s dictionary.
so far we’ve got as far as the M’s. ‘M’ for moer, motherf***er, ma se… you get the picture. that ‘M’ it’s a pretty dodgy letter when it wants to be.
Mad, adj. Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence. it is noteworthy that persons are pronounced mad by officials destitute of evidence that they themselves are sane.
Maiden, n. A young person of the unfair sex. Being found wherever sought and deplored wherever found.