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short arms, deep pockets adjective

Mean, stingy

See also tight as a crab’s arse under water


Applied to Mark in an editorial in Accountancy for daring to question the propriety of a charity for distressed accounting folk

Collected by

Mark – 1980s
Mark Iliff – owner


My view was (and is) that a chartered accountants’ benevolent fund must seem to the public not unlike a society for the relief of law-breaking lawyers

Submitted: 08/03/2021 by Mark

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