Today I walked my fish

David Bowie db.list at PMPKN.NET
Mon Jul 17 14:30:38 UTC 2006

From:    Roger Shuy <rshuy at MONTANA.COM>

> I just got an email from a friend in southern Virginia who used the
> expression, "Today I walked my fish." She said it's a "Southernism" for high
> humidity. I never heard it before and I couldn't find it in DARE. Anyone
> else know it?

I've never heard that one, myself, but the concept is out there--from
somewhere in my growing up just south of DC, i've gotten the expression
"It ain't humid 'til the fish're swimmin' in the air", which i actively use.

David Bowie                               
     Jeanne's Two Laws of Chocolate: If there is no chocolate in the
     house, there is too little; some must be purchased. If there is
     chocolate in the house, there is too much; it must be consumed.

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