Raining like a tall cow.
January 27, 2010 12:28 AM Subscribe
Where does expression "raining like a tall cow" come from?
posted by Mayhembob to Writing & Language (12 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Meteorologist Mike Pechner was quoted in the SF Chronicle saying "This is the time of year when it should be raining like a tall cow," in reference to this being an El Nino year.
I am interested in what exactly this means and where such a strange expression comes from.
Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/01/16/BAF41BH7HI.DTL#ixzz0dncIoO0d