Damp squid

I was in a meeting today in which someone referred to something as being a "bit of a damp squid". Surely dampness is an important state for a squid.

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2 Responses to “Damp squid”

  1. Jim on February 3rd, 2009 19:54

    The saying is “Damp Squib” not “Damp Squid”. It refers to a firework called a squib that if is damp it won’t work.

  2. Dan on February 3rd, 2009 19:57

    I know. Hence my amusement. 🙂

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