29 March 2008

Neat Temperature conversion chart

The Official Canadian Temperature Conversion Chart

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

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

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

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

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

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

-173º Fahrenheit (-114 C)
Ethyl alcohol freezes. Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the
beer keg.

-460º Fahrenheit (-273 C)
Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops. Canadians start saying "Cold, eh?"

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

So, my timing's off. What else is new?

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