Eskimos have 200 words for snow...

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  1. bigmamabadger

    bigmamabadger Active Member

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    But how many synonyms are there for rain/precipitation in the English language? Regional dialect words will be accepted if you can describe them. Also phrases such as "raining cats and dog", "throwing stair rods" etc.
    I'll get the easy ones out of the way:

    Rain
    Snow
    Hail
    Sleet

    BMB
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  2. Tom-King

    Tom-King Well-Known Member

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    ****ing it down? (a bit wet)
     
  3. bigmamabadger

    bigmamabadger Active Member

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    Yes indeed. Well thank you for getting that one out of the way so soon...;)
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  4. 1alexm

    1alexm Member

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    its pouring down
     
  5. Tom-King

    Tom-King Well-Known Member

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    my pleasure ;)

    tippin' it down
     
  6. DaveR

    DaveR Active Member

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    Cue Peter Kay fans:

    "It's spitting, it's spitting!"
     
  7. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

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    and I thought your post would be

    "...and the British know 200 words for beer!"
     
  8. yonhee

    yonhee Active Member

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    chuckin it down?
     
  9. Harold.Wells

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    chucking it down!
     
  10. yonhee

    yonhee Active Member

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    drizzle
     
  11. Harold.Wells

    Harold.Wells Active Member

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    Dreich (misty wetness)
     
  12. bigmamabadger

    bigmamabadger Active Member

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    We can do that if you like:
    Beer, Ale, Heavy, Malt, Wallop.... the list goes on.
    BMB
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