Fred kept a tank of guppies by the windowsill.
- 2001, John R. Little, Curtis Wong, Ultimate Paintball Field Guide (page 177)
- I reached into my pack and grabbed a guppy to reload. Pouring in the contents, I kept my eyes ahead as I was supposed to do.
Origin of guppy
- After R.J. Lechmere Guppy (1836–1916), clergyman of Trinidad who first supplied specimens to the British Museum
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From a name mistakenly assigned, Girardinus guppii, after biologist Robert J. L. Guppy, to previously assigned Poecilia reticulata