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1 December 2006

temperature extremes

Filed under: fun,Geography,world — paolo margari @ 6:08 pm

the earth is gonna freeze?

  • +20° – Greeks put on sweaters (if they can find them).
  • +15° – Hawaiians turn on the heaters (if they have them).
  • +10° – Americans shake, Russians are planting cucumbers .
  • +5° – You can see your own breathing. Italian cars don’t start. Norwegians take a bath. Russians drive with lowered windows.
  • 0° – Water freezes in America, in Russia it thickens.
  • -5° – French cars don’t start.
  • -10° – You’re planning a vacation to Australia.
  • -15° – Your cat insists to sleep in your bed. Norwegians put on sweaters.
  • -18° – New York landlords turn on the heaters. Russians make their last seasonal picnic.
  • -20° – American cars don’t start. People in Alaska start wearing long-sleeves.
  • -25° – German cars don’t start. Hawaiians are dead.
  • -30° – Politicians start talking about homeless people. Your cat prefers to sleep in your pajamas.
  • -35° – Too cold to think. Japanese cars don’t start.
  • -40° – You’re planning a 2-week hot tub bath. Swedish cars don’t start.
  • -42° – Transportation stops in Europe. Russians eat ice cream on the street.
  • -45° – All Greeks are dead. Politicians really start doing something for the homeless.
  • -50° – Your eyelids start sticking when you blink. In Alaska, people close the window in the bathroom.
  • -60° – White bears start moving south.
  • -70° – The hell froze.
  • -73° – Finnish special services evacuate Santa Claus from Lapland. Russians wear earmuff hats.
  • -80° – Lawyers put their hands in their own pockets.
  • -114° – Ethyl alcohol is freezing. Russians are unhappy.
  • -273° – Absolute zero, atomic movement stops. Russians wear boots.
  • -295° – 90% of the planet is dead. Russian soccer team becomes the world champion.

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