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Umbrellas

The rain it raineth on the just, and also on the unjust fella - but chiefly on the just, because the unjust steals the just’s umbrella.

    TAGS:  rain, umbrellas, injustice


Where’s my umbrella :: grudknows

Gertrude does a victory dance, which the gods choose to misinterpret, and it rains.

    TAGS:  umbrellas, rain dance, victory dance


The sight of the three brightly coloured umbrellas drying out on the floor brought about spontaneous laughter and cheers of joy and delight.

    TAGS:  rain, drought, joy, umbrellas, colour, laughter


During his teen years, my house giraffe refused to go out into the rain, claiming that the neighbors laughed at his umbrella.

    TAGS:  umbrellas, giraffes, house giraffes


On rainy days the English crows flew in circles, some clockwise, some counterclockwise, depending upon which wing they held their umbrella.

    TAGS:  birds, umbrellas, anthropomorphism, crows, clockwise, counterclockwise


On rainy days, the wandering librarian would leave a small pile of tiny umbrellas next to the books, so that the birds could read without the pages getting wet, and sometimes, if it was extra blustery, she would quietly creep up behind the busy birds and pour them small cups of hot cocoa from her thermos.

    TAGS:  umbrellas, anthropomorphic, blustery, reading, The Wandering Librarian


Hats and umbrellas were not nearly enough protection when the flying manatees were migrating.

    TAGS:  umbrellas, hats, manatees


Every neighborhood has a small rain park with complimentary umbrellas at the gate, but you hardly ever use them if you set the raindrop thermostat warm enough.

    TAGS:  rain, umbrellas, neighborhoods, warm rain, perfect worlds, Keith's World


 

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