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  • All that has done is provide us with a rich trove of oddball entertainment ranging from Sarah Palin's dithery dead-fish metaphors to the beetle-browed death threats of G. Gordon Liddy and the blatant racism of Pat Buchanan.

    Summer Rerun

  • Aloha basically flops her dead-fish hand into my palm, leaving me to hold it, her fingers curled and motionless and cold.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • He looked at my hand, almost in disgust, and finally shook it, dead-fish style.

    The Human Bobby

  • He looked at my hand, almost in disgust, and finally shook it, dead-fish style.

    The Human Bobby

  • He looked at my hand, almost in disgust, and finally shook it, dead-fish style.

    The Human Bobby

  • Aloha basically flops her dead-fish hand into my palm, leaving me to hold it, her fingers curled and motionless and cold.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • Lustbaden's dead-fish eyes took in the sight with sick satisfaction.

    ...And Nail

  • A firm handshake conveys confidence, but one that is too firm can seem threatening, while a person with a dead-fish handshake can appear ineffectual.

    You Being Beautiful

  • A firm handshake conveys confidence, but one that is too firm can seem threatening, while a person with a dead-fish handshake can appear ineffectual.

    You Being Beautiful

  • I took the "friendly" approach, shook his hand (side note: that was the weakest, weeniest dead-fish handshake I've experienced in a long time), and then he discovered I wasn't letting go.

    Served

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