from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang Marijuana.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name
- n. Marijuana.
- n. A type of shoe for a girl (also a boy or child), having a rounded toe and a strap with a buckle.
None of us uttered a word as Mary Jane steered her car to the freeway entrance.
You think they're really saying, here's a girl that looks like Mary Jane, has a name which recalls Mary Jane, and then...
You think theyâ€™re really saying, â€œhereâ€™s a girl that looks like Mary Jane, has a name which recalls Mary Jane, and thenâ€¦BIG REVEALâ€¦sheâ€™s actually Mary Jane!
Tha's been a cooartin' Mary Jane Oh - so you have been "seeing" a young lady called Mary Jane
Of course, being the first story arc after the One More Day silliness, this arc is going to have to live up to some stringent standards, like whether this story's quality was contingent upon it being a single Spider-Man (which is questionable, as the best aspects of this comic were the old-fashioned superhero stuff and the return of the supporting cast - neither of which hinged on Peter being married) and forcing the new potential love interest to be compared instantly to Mary Jane, which is a tough comparison for a new character, although Carlie Cooper hold up pretty well, I think (she even has an alliterative name!) as the nerdy, yet attractive, police scientist roommate/best friend of Harry Osborn's new girlfriend.
Happily, yesterday the Moses talk was brought to an end by the April baby herself, who suddenly remembered that I had not yet seen and sympathised with her dearest possession, a Dutch doll called Mary Jane, since a lamentable accident had bereft it of both its legs; and she had dived into the schoolroom and fished it out of the dark corner reserved for the mangled and thrust it in my face before I had well done musing on the nature and extent of my love for Moses -- for I try to be conscientious -- and bracing myself to meet the next question.
I can go read 'Mary Jane's Sheep Loves Spider-Man', and enjoy it, and understand that it's not important that it doesn't use the same "continuity" as 'Amazing', because it's a different series.
Don't be angry, darling, for I love Dawlish very much, and would sooner go and sail the "Mary Jane" with you in some dear little basin among the rocks at low tide, and watch all the little crabs and other creatures with long Latin names, than walk about Sydney arm-in - arm with the Bishops of New Zealand and Newcastle, to call on the Governor.
In August the 'Mary Jane' took 500 dozen, and the cutter 'Domain' 400 dozen.
"A girl's name, like Pauline, may suit your fountain pen, and Dad may call the motor 'Mary Jane' when he's pleased with how he's mended her; but I decided I would have a man's.
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