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Old 24th January 2009, 07:01 PM   #1
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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
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Old 24th January 2009, 08:28 PM   #2
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And THAT folks, is the conversion chart according to a WEST COASTER.

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

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Forcast here is around 110 for the next few days........
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That's gotta be rough.

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


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........fahrenheit.
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Glenn,,, when did you turn 'merican?

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........fahrenheit.
Gesundheit.
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Glenn,,, when did you turn 'merican?

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