pea-soup fog

pea-soup fog

[′pē ‚süp ′fäg]
(meteorology)
Any particularly dense fog.
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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.
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 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.
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.
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.