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Dog Days of Summer

The phrase 'Dog Days Of Summer' is used to talk about hot, sultry days.

Example of Use: “Popsicles are great for staying cool during the dog days of summer.” 

Interesting fact about Dog Days of Summer

The expression 'dog days of summer' is celestial in origin. The term indicates a period between July 3 and August 11 when the Dog Star, Sirius, rises at the same time or near the same time as the sun in the Northern hemisphere.