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Mad dogs

Posted by Suszanne on June 13, 2008 at 08:17

Meaning of "mad dogs" in Noel Coward's song "Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun".

Is it a literal meaning? Or do these "mad dogs" have some idiomatic meaning like "mad people" or something else?
Thank you for any help.