Country Living
Country Living, Country Skills
Country People

KountryLife.com - A Country Living Resource and Community
Community
Message Board
Country Topics
Trading Post
Memory Lane
Country Skills
Country Cooking

Channels
Gardening
Livestock
The Kitchen
Machinery
Tools

Photographs
Photo Gallery
Vintage Photos
Special Collections

Fun
Country Humor
Country Sounds
Coloring Book
Interactive Story

Farm Tractors
Pictures
Tractor Parts
Tractor Manuals

Miscellaneous
Classic Trucks
Antique Tractors
Modern Tractors
Site Map
Links Page
Contact Us

  
Country Discussion Topics
To add your comments to this topic, click on one of the 'Reply' links below.

All this rain we've been getting reminds me of ...
[Return to Topics]

Cindi    Posted 06-15-2003 at 13:53:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
...is it called 'metaphors?' for a hard rain? How many do you guys have?

We say....raining like:

a cow peeing on a flat rock

or it came a downpour or:

a real frog strangler

a real turd floater (sorry Fred's fav)

a real gulley washer

a real gutter flusher


Charles(Mo)    Posted 06-15-2003 at 19:22:44       [Reply]  [No Email]
Has anybody heard "raining like a banshee" ?

I have heard this all my life, but my wife swears that i am the only person she has ever heard say it.

I know it ain't politicly correct and probably Banshees have nothing to do with rain. But hey, I don't make this stuff up, I'm just repeating what I hear.


RichZ    Posted 06-16-2003 at 06:37:00       [Reply]  [Send Email]
You're not the only person who heard it. I've heard it all my life, too!!


Cindi    Posted 06-16-2003 at 04:53:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
I've heard the 'wind was howling like a banshee', but never raining like a banshee


Lenore    Posted 06-16-2003 at 06:47:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
OK I needed to find out what a banshee is.

ban·shee [ bán shee ] (plural ban·shees)
noun

1. spirit who warns of death: in Gaelic folklore, a spirit of a woman who appears, wailing, to signal that somebody in the household is going to die

Now I know! Wonderful thing; dictionaries.




Patria / PR    Posted 06-16-2003 at 11:27:07       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Thanks Leonore!

It finally makes all the sense to me..

Boys around here spend their 'free' time running these four-tracks they call 'banshee'; Maybe is the model?



Bruce    Posted 06-15-2003 at 14:56:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
It's raining cats and dogs

I can't see the rain for the water

It's fair hosing down

A real deluge


Clod    Posted 06-15-2003 at 15:53:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
I cant think of any to add to the list.


the real charles mo    Posted 09-08-2009 at 12:33:48       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Charles Mo I know your name is really Scott Insley.


[Return to Topics]



[Home] [Search]

Copyright © 1999-2013 KountryLife.com
All Rights Reserved
A Country Living Resource and Community