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Re: Red sky...

Posted by Lewis on January 31, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Red sky... posted by David FG on January 30, 2005

: : : : I am interested in finding country sayings in the UK.
: : : : e.g. Red sky at night
: : : : Shepherds Delight

: : : : Alot of these phrases are being forgotten.
: : : : Does anyone have any sayings that they would like to share with me?

: : : I live in a coastal area so I know the saying as:
: : : Red sky at night, sailor's delight.
: : : Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning!

: : : ESC has some wonderful sources or rural sayings that might be of help to you.

: : : SR

: : I do. But they are rural sayings from the U.S.

: Red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning.

: Ash before oak, we're in for a soak,
: Oak before ash, we're in for a splash.

: Red sky at night, the abattoir's alight. (Sorry, couldn't resist that one)

: DFG

Red sky at night...English holiday home on fire

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