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Re: Meaning of a phrase

Posted by Bob on August 16, 2003

In Reply to: Meaning of a phrase posted by Christine Moscato on August 15, 2003

: Can you tell me anything about the origin of the phase "foxes' wedding", referring to a rain shower while the sun is shining?

: Thank you!

Many cultures have a mythic phrase to explain (or illuminate) this phenomenon. See http://www.word-detective.com/072999.html#sunshower
for a discussion.