The devil’s dictionary, updated

Tim Blair devotes a column to the “new word order,” offering a guide to useful modern terms, with an Australian twist. It’s a variant of Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary. My favorite of Blair’s insights here is his take on the usage of the term “leadership”:

Leadership, n. Quality craved in politicians by journalists who don’t believe they require any such thing themselves, but think you lot could do with some.


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