Catherine and I grew up, in global terms, up the road from each other—she near Kingston, and I near Hamilton—but that doesn’t mean we share a vernacular.
Witness dark off, which I’d never heard until I met her.
Today’s sky over northwestern Charlottetown was as good a demonstration of what she means by this as I’ve ever seen.
I love this and see what the expression must mean. Being curious about words, I'd love to know how it's used in a sentence.
“Sure is dark off this morning,” moaned Catherine. The cattle were restless; her soul was more so.
Superb photo. Where was it taken?