by Ambrose Bierce
Labor, n. One of the processes by which A acquires property for B.
Lawful, adj. Compatible with the will of a judge having jurisdiction.
Lawyer, n. One skilled in circumvention of the law.
Liar, n. A lawyer with a roving commission.
Liberty, n. One of Imagination’s most precious possessions.
Litigant, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
Loquacity, n. A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk.