I was just reading about poor old Melville, for instance, who never got much out of his fish story.
The fish story repeated itself every day, sometimes several times, so we could usually predict that night's menu.
This is a fish story, but not the familiar elemental battle of man against the sea.
"Sounds like a pretty big fish story to me."
Anyone who fishes has a favorite fish story, usually of the one that got away.
I surprised myself with fish stories from a family not known as outdoors people.
All that was left, really, were the fish stories.
He was sorry he'd told her that fish story about having a steel plate in his head.
As baseball goes, this was one big fish story.
Like many fish stories, this is a tale about the ones that got away.
An obvious lie, but the Doctor had not meant to offend.
"That might be the most obvious lie I've heard all day."
On obvious lies, start the pain flowing again so that the person himself would make his body into a truth machine.
At the obvious lie of her words, his eyebrow raised in question.
It was a brave, obvious lie, the best that could be expected under the circumstances.
But he can think of nothing but an obvious lie.
Blade had never in his life heard a more obvious lie.
It was an obvious lie, but the medallion remained bright.
Though Dean denies ever having that dream before, it is an obvious lie.
Of course that is an obvious lie, but some believed it.
That's just an absolute lie, fighting has been continuing during the evening not far from Shambuko at the western front.
It was an absolute lie, but without his huds, Brughel couldn't know.
At the same time, I didn't want to tell an absolute lie.
Mr. Clinton had described those reports as "an absolute, total lie."
"I don't spend 24 hours a day with our people, but I have no doubt that that's an absolute lie," he said.
It was an absolute lie, but one that Stan could not afford to challenge until he knew exactly where he stood.
What can I say about a thing like this," he asked "except that it is a rotund and absolute lie?
And that he betrayed his Fighting Group is an absolute lie.
The social organization of the absolute lie reposes on this fundamental contradiction.
Representative Murray said the company's contention that the decision not to support the bill had nothing to do with the church was "an absolute lie."