Shooting fish in a barrel
Posted by Matt Wills on December 06, 2007
In Reply to: Shooting fish in a barrel posted by Rick on December 01, 2007
: Where did the phrase 'shooting fish in a barrel' come from?
Not sure I can trace the actual origin, but it means that a particular endeavor is especially easy, as compared to shooting at (and hitting) fish in such a confined space as a barrel.