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The Devil's Dictionary: Absent

by Ambrose Bierce ABSCOND ABSENTEE ABSENT -adj. Peculiarly exposed to the tooth of detraction; vilifed; hopelessly in the wrong; superseded in the consideration and affection of …

Brewer's: The Absent Man

The character of Bruyère's Absent Man, translated in the Spectator and exhibited on the stage, is a caricature of Comte de Brancas. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham B…

Brewer's: Absent

Ab′sent “Out of mind as soon as out of sight.” Generally misquoted “Out of sight, out of mind.” —Lord Brooke. The absent are always wrong.The translatio…

Cleanest U.S. Cities

In early 2007, Travelandleisure.com and CNN Headline News asked more than 60,000 Americans what they like—and don't like—about 25 large Ame…

Firsts in U.S. Cities

Here is information about famous firsts in U.S. cities - including the first aquarium, computer, daily newspaper, hospital, lighthouse, and more. All entries include d…

Cleanest U.S. Cities

In 2009, Travelandleisure.com asked more than 60,000 Americans what they like—and don't like—about 30 large American cities and used the poll …