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When I was young and it would...

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When I was young and it would rain while the sun was shining, someone might say, “The Devil is beating his wife.” Where did this saying come from?
We think that the saying originated in Hungary, and in the United States it was used primarily in the Deep South. Others have called this weather phenomena “a monkey’s wedding” (South Africa) or have used the saying “The witch is making butter” (Poland) to describe it. Whatever expression you use, it’s a pretty nifty thing to see.

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