The Pequod Review:
The Devil's Dictionary is a collection of cynical and witty definitional entries. Such as:
CORPORATION, n. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility.
TELEPHONE, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
FEAST, n. A festival. A religious celebration usually signalized by gluttony and drunkenness, frequently in honor of some holy person distinguished for abstemiousness.