It was a row of one-story shops covered with galvanized iron, or with clapboards painted red and bilious yellow.
…doesn’t appreciate the big wages you pay her, and she is so cranky, all these Swedes are so cranky, I don’t really see why you have a Swede, but——But that wasn’t it, I didn’t eat them not because I didn’t think they weren’t cooked proper, it was just—I find that onions don’t agree with me, it’s very strange, ever since I had an attack of biliousness one time, I have found that onions, either fried onions or raw ones, and Whittier does love raw onions with vinegar and sugar on them——"
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a bilious mood
One would think you were sick, or bilious, or something.