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Phrase: "whistling in the dark"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on October 01, 2000

In Reply to: Phrase: "whistling in the dark" posted by Patty on October 01, 2000

: I've read the phrase "he was whistling in the dark" a number of times. I couldn't get a definite sense of its meaning. Rather than stake stabs at the real meaning here, I'll just ask for someone who knows to tell me. Thanks. - Patty

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