According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: An umbrella or parasol (also called a brolly, rainshade, sunshade, gamp or bumbershoot) is a canopy designed to protect against rain or sunlight.. The term parasol usually refers to an item designed to protect from the sun; umbrella refers to a device more suited to protect from rain.
But not wind. That weather phenomenon has been blowing for days now, and this is what has happened to our patio umbrella. At least it wasn't open, or it may have flown across town by now. I hope it will still function properly.
We have at least three regular sized umbrellas that find places to hide in our cars or closets. They are rarely where we remember putting them. One is black, one is brown, and one is red. And - because of their ability to conceal themselves in plain sight - rarely used.
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