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Every cloud...

Posted by RRC on August 21, 2007

In Reply to: Every cloud... posted by Rameeza Awais on August 21, 2007

: What does the proverb every cloud has a silver lining means?

I usually hear "every dark cloud has a silver lining" but it seems to be more popular without "dark" in Google - I guess I'm alone in assuming white fluffy clouds are good. Anyway...

Even in a negative situation there is some hope, or some good can come from something that seems bad. Similar to "It's an ill wind that blows no good."

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