Swimmy the Iron Fish is dead.
If you’re not shocked by the news, then you obviously aren’t familiar with the legend of Swimmy. Keep reading and that problem will soon be corrected.
Swimmy was a common-looking goldfish, who, until this past week, resided in a common fishbowl in our dining room, which he shared with his faithful companion, another unremarkable fish dubbed Dude.
Near as I can tell, the story of Swimmy began in 2011, but like most legends, exact dates and times are a bit fuzzy – lost to the ages.