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Creek don't rise

Posted by ESC on April 26, 2001

In Reply to: Origin and original meaning of phrase posted by L Sherrod on April 26, 2001

: "God willing and the creek don't rise" I have been told creek in this phrase refers to the Creek Indian Nation and not water. Does anyone know?

Nope. Creek means a stream. Water. Good lord willing and the creek don't rise.