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Can it rain cats and dogs?

questions and answers about weather

by Melvin Berger

  • 345 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic Reference in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Weather -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Weather -- Miscellanea.,
  • Questions and answers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Melvin and Gilda Berger ; illustrated by Robert Sullivan.
    ContributionsBerger, Gilda., Sullivan, Robert, 1970- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC981.3 .B465 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL344091M
    ISBN 100590130900
    LC Control Number98003042
    OCLC/WorldCa38595338

      The phrase also appears in its modern form in Swift’s book A Complete Collection of Polite and Ingenious Conversation, in which he satirizes the conversations of the upper classes: “I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs.” Other countries have even more bizarre idioms, according to Mental South Africa, they say . The English idiom "it is raining cats and dogs", used to describe particularly heavy rain, is of unknown etymology and is not necessarily related to the raining animals phenomenon. The phrase (with "polecats" instead of "cats") has been used at least since the 17th century.A number of possible etymologies have been put forward to explain the phrase; for example. Unaccompanied Can It Rain Cats and Dogs? Questions and Answers About Weather Rain Forest Animals Stained Glass Coloring Book (Dover Stained Glass Coloring Book) Rain Reign (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers) Title: Prayer . Ergo, raining cats and dogs means you have a lot of wind (the dogs’ department) and rain (the cats’ bailiwick). In medieval London stormwater would sluice down the narrow streets and drown stray cats and dogs, whose corpses would then be discovered in the gutters afterward by the emerging humans. Aha! they said, it must have rained C&D.


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