In a country that's prone to changeable weather we've got a whole host of strange sayings that crop up in conversation from time to time - including a lot of old wives' tales.
But do you know which ones are true and which are actually just... well, complete nonsense?
Is a red sky at night really a shepherd's delight? And is there any truth in the sayings about St Swithin's day? Do cows predict the weather, and does it really make a difference how high a swallow flies?
Put your knowledge to the test below to see how many of these quirky saying you know in our quiz!
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