Between the raindrops
Posted by Marian on February 04, 2002
In Reply to: Between the raindrops posted by R. Berg on February 04, 2002
: : : I recently overheard someone use the phrase "here was a guy who could walk between the raindrops" to describe someone. What exactly does it mean, and is it common in some region?
: : I don't know if it's regional. I think it means the guy is really, really skinny.
: Or it could mean he's very graceful.
I always thought it meant he had some sort of divine protection. Kind of like saying he could walk on water.