Sunlit Water

August 12, 2007

Folk Wisdom

Filed under: Culture,Nature,Personal — by teofilo @ 5:04 pm

I went down to my mom’s classroom today to help her set up, and on the way back there was some rain and sunshine at the same time.  In this situation my mom’s family says “a sunshiny shower won’t last half an hour.”  My dad’s family says “the devil’s beating his wife.”

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1 Comment »

  1. The various folkloric names for this, and the similarities among them, are quite interesting.

    Comment by My Alter Ego — August 13, 2007 @ 8:04 am |Reply


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