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Rhubarb

Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 17, 2000

In Reply to: Can anyone help me?? posted by Dawn on November 16, 2000

: I was wondering if anyone has ever heard the phrase, Do you think the rain will hurt the rhubarb, and if so
: could you please tell me what it means.

I know the phrase as a kind of a joke:

"Do you think the rain will hurt
the rhubarb?"
"Not if it's in cans."

"Well, the cans might rust!"