Tag Archives: mara’s dictionary

chewing gum

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


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


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


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.