Discuss Hodag's answer to: What are rain flies, & where do they come from?

Recently in the month of July my Mum & her sister who lives half a mile away both had a large influx of rather docile flies. A pest control man said they were rain-flies & would be gone in a couple of ...

I'm no entomologist, but I think the pest control man was having a bit of fun with your Mum and sister.  So far as I know, a rain fly is the part of a tent that goes over the tent itself to shed rain and also to help shade the interior and keep it cooler and dryer.

If I can't always dazzle 'em with brilliance, I'll try baffling 'em with BS. Band of None
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