Tag Archives: mara’s dictionary

chewing gum

chewing gum – what your beloved pet dog is doing when it is destroying your dentures.

hippocampus

a college (esp. for hippopotamuses) which specialises in the study of the workings of human short-term memory.

selfish

a person who hoards the money he or she makes from selling a lot of fish. (origin – sell fish)

spring

the period after winter when farm machinery are said to “spring back to life.

sustainable economics

What economists think is possible but environmentalists know is not.

 

Shakyamuni (The Buddha)

The distant relative of 1980s pop sensation Chaka Khan.

postmodernism

What bloggers do when they blog poorly – they post modernism.

politics

The main hinderance to the wellbeing of the people of other nations.

park ranger

The electronic device on the back of modern cars that warn you before you reverse into an endangered tree.

internet security

The warm fuzzy feeling one gets when connecting to their internet.

government

The main hinderance to the well-being of a nation’s people.