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    as secret as a fish

    i came across this expression,and from the context i can tell that it means some one whose real intentions are always kept hidden...
    would you please tell me if i'm right ? and how the fish might be secret !!!!!!!!


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    Re: as secret as a fish

    Scrooge never gave away any money. He never told
    anyone anything. He was as secret as a fish. He had a
    cold heart and an unkind face, a pointed nose, red eyes
    and thin blue lips.

    A Christmas Carol
    Charles Dickens

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    Re: as secret as a fish

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    Scrooge never gave away any money. He never told
    anyone anything. He was as secret as a fish. He had a
    cold heart and an unkind face, a pointed nose, red eyes
    and thin blue lips.

    A Christmas Carol
    Charles Dickens
    thank you

    but the second part of the question is still unanswered ..
    how the fish might be secret ???


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    Re: as secret as a fish

    Fishes can't speak, so they can't tell a secret.

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