Have you ever heard of the Devil's Dictionary?
"MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two."
"BRIDE: n. A thing of whom 80% of value is lost on the night of purchase."
Loved it. Funny even today. The updated version, though, is almost as good.
Somewhat modern version: sedition.com/ddx/site.html
Most hilarious site I've seen in a long time.
Ambrose Pierce? I have a copy of it.