Oak Before the Ash, The
DESCRIPTION: Weather-forecasting rhyme: "The oak before the ash, Then we'll have a splash; The ash before the oak, Then we'll have a soak."
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (Rowling)
KEYWORDS: nonballad storm
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Marjorie Rowling, _The Folklore of the Lake District_, Rowman and Littlefield, 1976, p. 101, ("The oak before the ash") (1 short text)
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