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TIL: The origin of “when it rains it pours”

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Today I learned where this phrase comes from. The Morton company’s logo (from 1914) and its motto, “When it rains it pours” (from 1911), were developed to illustrate the point that Morton Salt was free flowing and didn’t clump even in humid rainy weather. (via)