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The Devil's Dictionary: The Skwib Updates: H

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The Devil's UpdatesHOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There are four kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slain whether he fell by one kind or another — the classification is for advantage of the lawyers.

The Skwib Update:

HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. Used by the news and information entertainment industry to sell soap.