Tag Archives: mara’s dictionary

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.

spring

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

Derrida

The misspelling of ‘the reader’.


Mara’s Dictionary is a dictionary of humour.


 

sustainable economics

What economists think is possible but environmentalists know is not.


Mara’s Dictionary is a list of humorous definitions.


 

Shakyamuni (The Buddha)

The distant relative of 1980s pop sensation Chaka Khan.


Mara’s Dictionary is a list of humorous definitions.


 

postmodernism

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


Mara’s Dictionary is a list of humorous definitions.