Making hay

Posted by TheFallen on February 23, 2003

In Reply to: Making hay posted by Saxon on February 23, 2003

: Can you please tell me what the phrase, "make hay while the sun shines" means and how it originated? Thank you, Sax

It means take advantage of the good times, or get things done while you can and conditions are favourable. You can't make hay when it's wet, because then the bales or stacks will rot from the inside.