In 2002, then graduate assistant coach Mike McQueary allegedly discovered Sandusky raping a boy in the shower.
First, religious texts condemn them as unclean, plus the love Westerners shower on pets made them inherently suspect.
In the shower, I sing the phrase “fungible commodities” far too often.
Reluctantly I leave the shower and the pelting water, which does seem to give me a measure of composure.
Get out of the shower, pour a cup of coffee, and drain the bulgur.
Wild with excitement, they knew not how to shower upon him sufficient praise.
The order was obeyed, and a shower of bullets came whizzing by them.
Each remodeled tenement has a place set apart for bathrooms, furnished with tubs or shower, and having hot and cold water.
At a given signal, the forest resounded with the dreadful war-whoop, and a shower of arrows fell upon the sleepers.
He shook it hard with his little bill; when down fell a shower of seeds, and there was dinner all ready on a snow-white cloth.
Old English scur "a short fall of rain, storm, tempest; fall of missiles or blows; struggle, commotion; breeze," from West Germanic *skuraz (cf. Old Norse skur, Old Saxon and Old Frisian scur "fit of illness;" Old High German scur, German Schauer "shower, downpour;" Gothic skura, in skura windis "windstorm"), from PIE root *kew-(e)ro- "north, north wind" (cf. Latin caurus "northwest wind;" Old Church Slavonic severu "north, north wind;" Lithuanian šiaurus "raging, stormy," šiaurys "north wind," šiaure "north").
Of blood, tears, etc., from c.1400. Of meteors from 1835. Sense of "bath in which water is poured from above" first recorded 1851 (short for shower-bath, itself attested from 1803). Meaning "large number of gifts bestowed on a bride" (1904, American English colloquial) later was extended to the party at which it happens (1926). Shower curtain attested from 1914.
"one who shows," Old English sceawere "spectator, watchtower, mirror," agent noun; see show (v.).
1570s, "come down in showers;" 1580s, "to discharge a shower," from shower (n.1). Intransitive sense from 1930. Related: Showered; showering.