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raining cats and dogs.
A literal explination for raining cats and dogs is that during heavy rains in 17-century England some city streets became raging rivers of filth carrying many dead cats and dogs. The first printed use of the phrase does date to the 17th centurey, when English playwright Richard Brome wrote in The City Witt (1652): "It shall rain dogs and polecats." His use of "polecats" certainly suggests a less literal explination , but no better theory has been offered. Other conjectures are the the hyperbole comes from a Greek saying, similar in sound, meaning "an unlikely occurrence," and that the phrase derives from a rare French word, catadoupe ("a waterfall"), which sounds a little like cats and dogs. It could also be that the expression was inspired by the fact that cats and dogs were closely associated witht the rain and wind the Northern mythology, dogs often being pictured as the attendants of Odin the strom god, while cats were believed to cause storms. Similar colloquial expressions include it's raining pirchforks, darning needles, hammer handles, chicken coops, and men.
As correctly stated, this is a literal phrase dating from 17th century England. Back in the day, peasants used what little land they owned for crops and such, so could not afford to keep cats and dogs on their land. As a result, people used to keep their animals on the thatched roofs of their cottages. When it rained heavily, the thatching became very perilous and slippery, causing the cats and dogs to fall off!
cat=pussy. if pussy =vagina, then shouldnt dog=puppy=penis?
to rain very hard with large rain drops.
when the weather is not cold enough for snow snow so there is a slushy snow it starts off snow and melts as rain, not the same as snowing rain
Raisin Bran is a version of the scoop, but done with both hands; hence 2 scoops of Raisin Bran.
Badass motherfuckers who navigate extremely technical road courses at buttthole-puckering speeds. Often the driver is battling inclement weather and/or dangerous road surfaces such as dirt, gravel, mud, ice, and snow.
a farewell, synonym for "get going" and "goodbye'.