Reference Questions @ West Warwick Public Library
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Where did the saying “April showers bring May flowers originate”?
This is a popular rhyme often heard around springtime, and can be traced back to the mid 1500s. In 1557, Thomas Tusser in his work “A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry” wrote, “Sweet April showers, do spring May flowers.”
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