Fillers

Endpiece: Alternative definitions

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7120.0h (Published 29 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:h
  1. Ambrose Bierce
  1. The Cynic's Word Book (1906), subsequently titled The Devil's Dictionary

    Conversation: A fair for the display of minor mental commodities, each exhibitor being too intent upon the arrangement of his own wares to observe those of his neighbour.

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