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Green around the gills

Posted by RRC on August 28, 2007

In Reply to: Grey around the gills posted by Regan on August 28, 2007

: Where does "grey around the gills" come from, and what's it's meaning?

It's usually "green around the gills". "You're looking a little green around the gills" is often said when someone looks as if they might throw up or faint.