Phrase: happy as a clam; happy as a clam at high water

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Nov 18 18:52:30 UTC 2013

At 11/17/2013 09:09 PM, W Brewer wrote:
>GO'T:  <... And I'm crazy--I know--I know!>
>WB:  Mad as a hatter.  The Walrus & the Carpenter OTOH had their happy
>little mollusks for dinner.

"Happy as an oyster"?  Not as I remember it.


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