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Cal Weldon 24th January 2009 08:01 PM

Reading the thermometer, Canadian style
 
The Official Canadian Temperature Conversion Chart

50 Fahrenheit (10 C)
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
Canadians plant gardens.

35 Fahrenheit (1.6 C)
Italian Cars won't start
Canadians drive with the windows down

32 Fahrenheit (0 C)
American water freezes
Canadian water gets thicker.

0 Fahrenheit (-17.9 C)
New York City landlords finally turn on the heat.
Canadians have the last cookout of the season.

-60 Fahrenheit (-51 C)
Mt. St. Helens freezes.
Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door.

-100 Fahrenheit (-73 C)
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Canadians pull down their ear flaps.

-173 Fahrenheit (-114 C)
Ethyl alcohol Freezes.
Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the
keg
-460 Fahrenheit (-273 C)
Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops.
Canadians start saying "cold, eh?"

-500 Fahrenheit (-295 C)
Hell freezes over.
The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup

Geek 24th January 2009 09:28 PM

http://www.scorpiorising.ca/images/ROFL.gif

And THAT folks, is the conversion chart according to a WEST COASTER.

I wonder what the interpretation will be from our friends in Teeeerannah? :D

Cheers!

GK 27th January 2009 01:02 AM

Forcast here is around 110 for the next few days........

Cal Weldon 27th January 2009 01:18 AM

That's gotta be rough.

Considering water boils at 100, I'm thinking you guys must make some serious suntan lotion down there ;)

planet10 27th January 2009 02:14 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Cal Weldon
Considering water boils at 100, I'm thinking you guys must make some serious suntan lotion down there ;)
:)

dave

GK 27th January 2009 02:25 AM

........fahrenheit.

planet10 27th January 2009 02:29 AM

Glenn,,, when did you turn 'merican?

dave

Cal Weldon 27th January 2009 03:00 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by G.Kleinschmidt
........fahrenheit.
Gesundheit.

GK 27th January 2009 03:24 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by planet10
Glenn,,, when did you turn 'merican?

dave


I figured the majority of readers here are 'merican, so I did the conversion so as not to confuse anyone.

GK 27th January 2009 03:25 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Cal Weldon


Gesundheit.


Bless you.


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