I always thought this phrase came from someone referring to when it was raining very excessively outside. However, when I did some research there wasn't a lot of support for this so I included the link to a pretty good site I found.http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/raining%20cats%20and%20dogs.html
Checked out the site..good one.. I like it.. I live in a sub tropical climate in australia and it's been heavy rain for days and a days with flooding..so consequently my question.
by Nicola Thompson4 years ago
When one says "hunt _____ like a dog"....Does that refer to the dog doing the hunting, or is it as one would hunt a dog?
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Are you a cat person or a dog person and why?
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Where does the phrase- "When the shit hits the fan."- come from?I've always wanted to know.
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