My pop allways told me never to date one. He didn't really say why. He just said he could never find it.
That the bottom is always the fishy half? They're great for a barbecue -- get your fish and meat dishes all in one.
this drieved from horney old sailors looking dowm at manitees in the water and letting their dirty mind play tricks on them, god knows what ever they where smoking in those days. this [is fact]
i heard that there are other creatures who are opposed to mermaids physically, with a fish head on a women's body. when a sailer dates a mermaid then he has to agree to have a date with the mermaid's opposed sister and most sailors find that scary. maybe thats why essendon's pop told him not to date one!