Posted by Lewis on January 31, 2005
In Reply to: 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)
Red sky at night...English holiday home on fire
per Plaid Cymru Direct Action Committee