Words Poorly Used, Another Devil’s Dictionary #4

  • Indictment — “You are a politician!”
  • Will of the people — That for which the people have no comprehension until they are told of it by politicians.
  • Territory — That never-large-enough domain of the politician.
  • Convenience — That which stands in for the truth.
  • Revision — The refitting of that which was formerly a convenience, but of late has become an inconvenience.
  • Distraction — That which is being bandied about while a revision is quietly being perfected.

— Kilgore Forelle

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