Sunday, February 12, 2012

Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey

We finally had a real taste of winter this weekend so I found something some what humorous to post about the weather. There is just something about curling up and doing nothing on a cold winter day. I think it makes the hot cocoa yummier and more satisfying. But not to worry by Wednesday the temps will be milder and the Spring bulbs will continue to poke up through the ground at least here in Atlanta.

  "Cold" is a relative term. Use the handy list below to overcome 
the confusion. Degrees (in Fahrenheit)

 65 - Hawaiians declare a two-blanket night and break out the parka's
 60 - Californians are all wearing UGG boots and put on sweaters 
 50 - Miami residents turn on the heat
 45 - Vermont residents go to outdoor concerts
 40 - You can see your breath
    - Californians shiver uncontrollably
    - Minnesotans go swimming
 35 - Italian cars don't start
 32 - Water freezes
 30 - You plan your vacation to Australia
 25 - Ohio water freezes
    - Californians weep pitiably
    - Minnesotans eat ice cream
    - Canadians go swimming
 20 - Politicians begin to talk about the homeless
    - New York City water freezes
    - Miami residents plan vacation further South
 15 - French cars don't start
    - Cat insists on sleeping in your bed with you
 10 - You need jumper cables to get the car going
  5 - American cars don't start
  0 - Alaskans put on T-shirts
-10 - German cars don't start
    - Eyes freeze shut when you blink
-15 - You can cut your breath and use it to build an igloo
    - Arkansans stick tongue on metal objects
    - Miami residents cease to exist
-20 - Cat insists on sleeping in pajamas with you
    - Politicians actually do something about the homeless
    - Minnesotans shovel snow off roof
    - Japanese cars don't start
-25 - Too cold to think
    - You need jumper cables to get the driver going
-30 - You plan a two week hot bath
    - Swedish cars don't start
-40 - Californians disappear
    - Minnesotans button top button
    - Canadians put on sweaters
    - Your car helps you plan your trip South
-50 - Congressional hot air freezes
    - Alaskans close the bathroom window
-80 - Hell freezes over
    - Polar bears move South
    - Viking Fans order hot cocoa at the game
-90 - Lawyers put their hands in their own pockets

At least I finally get to wear my new Under Armour Cold Gear longjohns, tight, warm and toasty :-) 

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