Weather = bad weather
adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 31 18:02:24 UTC 2013
Here's another example that probably appeared in a magazine and a book in 1930.
Magazine title: McCall's
Page: GB Page 170
(Google Books snippet data may be inaccurate)
Book title: Wild wind
Author: Temple Bailey
Publisher: Penn Pub. Co.,
(Google Books snippet data may be inaccurate; Worldcat gives same year)
[Begin extracted text]
It was late that night when they climbed the hill. A wild March wind
was blowing and the sea was rough. "If this keeps up we'll have some
weather tomorrow," Kit said, as they stood looking out over the
tossing waters. Jacqueline clung to him.
[End extracted text]
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 1:50 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> Margaret Lee wrote:
>> I remember growing up hearing my parents, grandparents and neighbors=A0say,=
>> "Looks like there's gonna be some weather tonight," meaning possibly a thu=
>> nderstorm or worse
> Here is an example, I think, that was probably published in 1956.
> Book title: Generations of men: a novel
> Author: John Clinton Hunt
> Page: GB Page 71
> Year: 1956
> Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown
> (Google Books snippet data may be inaccurate; Worldcat gives same year)
> [Begin extracted text]
> The clouds beneath were dark as wine and in the northwest strange
> light blue clouds were massing, white around the fringes as though
> with ice.
> "We might get some weather tonight," Buck said, and then abruptly he
> rose and wheeled the gun across the sky and fired. "Too much talk,"
> and he squatted again.
> [End extracted text]
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