pea-soup fog

pea-soup fog

[′pē ‚süp ′fäg]
(meteorology)
Any particularly dense fog.
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Fellow judge Kenneth Tharp added: "For those whose notion of 'Britishness' still resides in bowler hats, red double-decker buses, cricket greens and pea-soup fog, it's so important to see a new generation of home-grown artists redefining and giving voice to the Britain of today, in all its rich and complex diversity.
Kelsey-Beth Crossley, the principal boy, paraded a figure that a blind man in a pea-soup fog would have noted without opening his eyelids was sculpted in God's female studio.
Alas, the visuals are mostly a bust, owing a small debt to "District 9" but too often shot through a dense pea-soup fog that consistently obscures what's firing back at our intrepid heroes.
Getting pulled over the bonnet of my old Capri by a 6ft gorilla showing off in front of his lass 'cause I pulled out in front of him in pea-soup fog.
As I was driven back to the North through pea-soup fog I reflected that without those men and their comrades who did not make it, there would have been no National Lottery, no freedom to protest or slag off the Government ( for many of today's children no being at all.
The captain of the Nissei Maru was quoted by the ship's agent in Osaka as saying, ''We had pea-soup fog.
Skies were clear in Malibu, but much of the Ventura County coast was shrouded in a pea-soup fog that brought a refreshing end to a hot weather spell.
As I was driven home through pea-soup fog I reflected that without those men and their comrades who did not make it, there would have been no National Lottery, no freedom to protest or slag off the government.
Torrential downpours and pea-soup fog brought chaos to the third day of the inaugural Dunhill Links Championship.
I remember all the coal fires in houses, thick pea-soup fogs and factory chimneys belching out smoke.
It's a race that requires great sailing skills, tactics and fine seamanship as the fleet battles boat-stoppingtides, pea-soup fogs, vastly varying winds and seas and, as we recall in 1979, the storm-force winds and boat-breaking seas that brought tragedy to the race.
It was the only vehicle that was never grounded by the pea-soup fogs that we had until the smokeless zone laws.