Famous Sayings #124 — ‘Fair-Weather Friend/Fan’

October 1, 2018

I see that Georgia wouldn’t loan you the money even though she had it and you loaned her money when she needed it. I told you: She is a fair-weather friend.

Hey, where we you when the team was losing? You’re just a fair-weather fan.

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I’m not taking a jab at (other) 49ers fans, but the NFL does have quite a bit of fair-weather fans. So do other sports. I will say that I’m not a fan of the 49ers’ move to Santa Clara, though. Image from Pixabay.

This week, I chose a couple of phrases that are connected in meaning, but the first may have first been recorded in this day in history.

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