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Please tell me the origins of these below:
1.Rain cats and dogs
3.January and May
4.Money talks
5.Uncle Sam(why refer to the US authority?)
6.Bring down the house(is it maybe related to the colosseum?)
7.Go to the john
8.Every Jack has his Jill
9.Hit the books (It seems literally like the Chinese phase ”敲黑板“,but obviously not.)

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Please tell me the origins of these below:
1.Rain cats and dogs
3.January and May
4.Money talks
5.Uncle Sam(why refer to the US authority?)
6.Bring down the house(is it maybe related to the colosseum?)
7.Go to the john
8.Every Jack has his Jill
9.Hit the books (It seems literally like the Chinese phase ”敲黑板“,but obviously not.)
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