Re: NANFA-- Fish Folklore/ language history
Thu, 8 Nov 2001 11:23:41 -0500

i used to spend a lot of time on the west coast of georgia (lake eufaula)
and bowfins were sometimes referred to as "grinners". perhaps a
corruption of grindle but i always thought is was because when you caught
one, it would grin at you with all those needle sharp teeth....

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