- Apr 2, 2012
How about the phrase "I was having a whale of a time"?
If you are just slightly amused, should you compare that to a smaller animal? "I was having two elephants of a time;
You could use different species of whale to connote different levels of enjoyment, thus a "Beluga Whale" of a time was only moderately distracting whilst a "Blue Whale" of a time would be the apex.
The least said of a "Sperm Whale" of a time the better.