The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #39591   Message #3489608
Posted By: Joe_F
12-Mar-13 - 03:01 PM
Thread Name: Background Info: Chicken on a Raft^^^
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Chicken on a Raft (answered)^^^
I never had any trouble imagining "laughing like a drain". It refers to the raucous noise that comes out of a drain when the last of the water goes down it. I do appreciate "laughing like it'd rain", tho -- an ingenious mondegreen.