- n. Plural form of minnow.
“Now the two male white mountain minnows are battling it out for squating rights of the cool new space I opened up under the filter.”
“They did not have white cloud mountain minnows either by that name or by white cloud danio, so I headed to the fish store on University with Madagascar, some kitty litter, a water softening pillow for my tetra, and some other odds and ends in my passenger side seat.”
“My poor, dumb white mountain minnows once again have laid eggs.”
“Look for the "rain minnows" small shiners dimpling the surface, snook won't be far behind ready to bust them.”
“White cloud mountain minnows (that’s their common name, the scientific name is tanichthys albonubes – I only remember it because the urban legend is that they were discovered by Chinese Boy Scout named Tan, thus “tan’s fish” = tanichthys.)”
“I have seen and been involved in a lot of games like that one, and odd as this may sound the so-called minnows can be quite difficult to play.”
“The International Cricket Council has reversed its decision to cut the number of teams in the 2015 World Cup, throwing a lifeline to the so-called minnows who were fast heading down the international sporting plughole.”
“-- Go to the river or pond, and with a small net (a piece of old mosquito bar will do) collect a dozen or more of the small fishes known as minnows, and put them in your cistern, and in”
“Besides the gross unfairness of sacrificing the so-called "minnows" on the altar of broadcasting schedules - the rights-holding television companies who finance this competition want the big teams playing at weekends, when viewing figures can be maximised - there are now concerns in some quarters that four-day gaps may pose a threat to well-being.”
“Organizers say these countries, often called the minnows, are admitted to the Cup to try to increase the popularity of rugby worldwide.”
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