Sleeping with the fishes
Posted by Dave on December 17, 2002
In Reply to: What is the origin of these phrases? posted by APlusC on December 17, 2002
I'm toally new to this forum, just stumbled
across it today.
Sleeping with the fishes I think comes from
gangsters, who used it as a euphemism for
killing someone, weighting the body down,
and chucking it in the river or the sea.