RIOT, n. A popular entertainment given to the military by innocent bystanders.
Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)
Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
Contributed by: Zaady
REQUIEM, n. A mass for the dead which the minor poets assure us the winds sing o'er the graves of their favorites. Sometimes, by way of providing a varied entertainment, they sing a dirge.
ENTERTAINMENT, n. Any kind of amusement whose inroads stop short of death by injection.
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