devil beating his wife

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When it is raining but the sun is out

Etymology:

  • Old southern saying
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When I woke up today it was raining but the sun started to appear as the rain reduced to a drizzle, so now the devil is beating his wife

Submitted by jaraddavis74 on March 31, 2020

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  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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