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Sarcastic remarks
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Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills.

Alliance – In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other’s pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third

Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for

Love:  A temporary insanity curable by marriage

Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me

Mad: Affected with a high degree of intellectual independence

Politeness: The most acceptable hypocrisy

Patience: A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue

Quotation: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

Source: Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary

Inky’s Take: Study hard!  There will be a pop quiz!