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Raining stair rods

Posted by Literal Bloke on July 02, 2004

In Reply to: Raining stair rods posted by Shae 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

: We discussed it a while ago. Type 'stair rods' in the Search Box to find the discussion in the archives.

wouldn't the stair rods spear the cats and dogs?

it would make very messy poodles on the ground.