Posted by ESC on May 16, 2003
In Reply to: Hop in the hay posted by Bob on May 16, 2003
: 1 A married woman hops in the hay.
: 2 But Smith showed unexpected strength, especially in the wet districts.
: What are the meanings and origins of 'hops in the hay' and 'wet districts'?
"Hop in the hay" probably means "roll in the hay" which means having sex.
"Wet districts" refer to districts where alcohol is legally sold. In the U.S., voters can decide whether their city/county is wet or dry.