[Ads-l] scattered shower (singular)?

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 27 15:00:10 EDT 2017

From https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/scattered_shower <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/scattered_shower>

	• (chiefly Britain) Any of a series of showers of rain, whose number, location and timing are impossible to predict

Sounds semantically odd to me, though.

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

> On 27 May 2017, at 11:54, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM> wrote:
> Heard on a weather forecast from WRTI-FM: "There is a chance of a scattered shower today".
> - Jim Landau

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