April showers

n pl
flowers. An item of London working-class rhyming slang which survives in market traders' jargon.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • April showers — may refer to;* April showers (weather phenomenon), a term used to describe spring rain in parts of the northern hemisphere, particularly the United Kingdom * April Showers (song), a popular song * April Showers (1923 film) * April Showers (1929… …   Wikipedia

  • april showers — Cockney Rhyming Slang Flowers I forgot it was my anniversary, so I picked some aprils on the way home …   English dialects glossary

  • April showers (weather phenomenon) — April showers is a term that denotes spring rains in some parts of the northern hemisphere, in particular the UK, during the Gregorian or Julian month of April. One of the major reasons for the, often, very heavy showers and downpours that… …   Wikipedia

  • April Showers (song) — April Showers is a popular song.The music was written by Louis Silvers, the lyrics by B. G. De Sylva. The song was published in 1921. The song was introduced in the 1921 Broadway musical Bombo, where it was performed by Al Jolson. It has become a …   Wikipedia

  • April showers bring forth May flowers — c 1560 in T. Wright Songs & Ballads (1860) 213 Aprell sylver showers so sweet Can make May flowers to sprynge. 1670 J. RAY English Proverbs 41 April showers bring forth May flowers. 1846 M. A. DENHAM Proverbs relating to Seasons, etc. 36 March… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • April Jeanette — A.J. Nacimiento (19 de marzo de 1987) 24 años[1] Union City, Nueva Jerse …   Wikipedia Español

  • April — see April showers bring forth May flowers …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • April Fools Day 2008 — April 1, 2008 was an April Fools Day falling on a Tuesday. In newspapers, magazines and news websites * About.com s Car Reviews posted a fake story that Toyota had announced a new 256 horsepower V6 Prius to accommodate the needs of car buyers… …   Wikipedia

  • April-Lyriden — Lyriden[1] Aktivitätszeitraum 16. 25. April Aktivitätsmaximum 22. April Radiantenposition des Maximums RA: 18h 4m DE: +34° ZHR 18 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mango showers — are the pre monsoon showers in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala that help in the ripening of mangoes. Also known as April rains or Summer showers, they are a result of thunderstorms over the Bay of Bengal. These summer rains normally… …   Wikipedia

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