Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.
Daryl Hannah plays the mermaid who names herself after an avenue and eats the whole lobster.
It was inspired by the short story “mermaid in a Jar” by writer Sheila Heti, who spoke with Simmons for Interview magazine.
She occasionally has to dress up as a mermaid for her gig at a fancy Miami hotel.
Graziella gladly consented, and Bonnetta stayed below with the mermaid.
"Yet it would be classical to dote upon a mermaid," Caius murmured.
All the pretty heads were a foot under ground, and the roots, like the locks of a mermaid, wooing the buxom air.
Caius walked by its side sometimes, but there was no mermaid there.
In these he is borne beyond the world with those poets whom Keats conceived as supping at a celestial "mermaid."
"I feel like a mermaid at the bottom of the ocean," exulted Peachy.
mid-14c., mermayde, literally "maid of the sea," from Middle English mere "sea, lake" (see mere (n.)) + maid. Old English had equivalent merewif "water-witch" (see wife), meremenn "mermaid, siren." Tail-less in northern Europe; the fishy form is a medieval influence from classical sirens. A favorite sign of taverns and inns since at least early 15c. (in reference to the inn on Bread Street, Cheapside, London). Mermaid pie (1660s) was "a sucking pig baked whole in a crust."
A legendary marine creature with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish; the masculine, less well-known equivalent is a merman. Though linked to the classical Sirens, mermaids may be nothing more than sailors' fanciful reports of the playful antics of dugongs or manatees.