Like a mackerel

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Mar 5 16:51:56 UTC 2007

"A cold fish," sounds like.


neil <neil at TYPOG.CO.UK> wrote:
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Again, from Loren D, Estleman, ŒStress¹, 1996 [Robert Hale, London, 1997,

"I dated an erotic dancer from the Pussycat that could fold both feet behind
her neck."

"She any good?" Kubiceck asked.

"Like a fucking mackerel."

Can someone elucidate that last comment for me?

--Neil Crawford

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