In Reply to: Fair to midland posted by Jim on August 01, 2008 at 17:05:
: Here in the Midwest (or maybe just with my family here in the midwest), it's fairly common in reply to someone's asking you how you are to say "Fair to midland." I'm wondering if anyone can shed light on possible origins of this phrase. I believe it may be weather-related.
It's spelled "Fair to middlin'." Down the page, at 21 July, your question was answered after someone else asked it. ~rb