lovely weather for ducks

lovely weather for ducks

Wet, rainy weather. It's been lovely weather for ducks lately, so I would sure appreciate some sunshine. Good morning, Carol. Lovely weather for ducks we're having, isn't it?
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Lovely weather for ducks,

 and Fine weather for ducks.
Cliché a greeting meaning that this unpleasant rainy weather must be good for something. Bill: Hi, Bob. How do you like this weather? Bob: Lovely weather for ducks. Sally: What a lot of rain! Tom: Yeah. Lovely weather for ducks. Don't care for it much myself.
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Picture by John Mason, the park's head gardener * LOVELY WEATHER FOR DUCKS - AND TREES: Left and above, and misty day at Scammonden.
It's lovely weather for ducks. And water companies.
SNOW and ice may have made parks and pools look nice, but it's definitely not been lovely weather for ducks.