keep the stork flying

keep the stork flying

euphemism To have many children. Young people in this region have always kept the stork flying, with teen pregnancies higher here than anywhere else in the country. They'd probably have more money if they didn't keep the stork flying so often.
See also: flying, keep, stork
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

keep the stork flying

 and keep the stork busy
Rur. to have lots of children. Sally's pregnant again, with their sixth. They sure do keep the stork flying! Grandma and grandpa kept the stork flying. I've got ten aunts and uncles.
See also: flying, keep, stork
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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