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Raining stair rods

Posted by CJS on July 02, 2004

Does anyone know where the phrase 'raining stair rods' comes from. It's used to describe very heavy rain falling vertically like stair rods. No-one else seems to have heard of it. I was wondering if it is a very localised expression?

Thanks