The Daily Beast: Allan Sekula's great "fish story" enters the Modern's photo collection.
Allan Sekula's great "fish story" enters the Modern's photo collection.
Coming as the story does from Hen Haney, it is not by any means to be regarded as a "fish story."
That is a fish story, which, like most fish stories, it is difficult to credit.
This may be thought a fish story, but it is absolutely true.
"You are wandering away from your fish story," I reminded him.
Brinsley's fish story was a poem written by one of the Old Gentlemen, hunting now, it was to be hoped, in happier fields.
The truth always sounds better and in the case of a fish story, truth is often stranger than any fish fiction.
You may think that this is quite sufficient for one fish story, but it isn't.
This fish story has several rather astonishing features—at least to an inexperienced landsman.
A series of lies or exaggerations; a false or improbable explanation: His whole alibi is a fish story
[1819+; fr the tendency of an angler to exaggerate the size of the catch]