by email, from our kinda Nebraska friend, "Bambi",
COLD IS A RELATIVE THING. . . . . . .
65 above zero:
Floridians turn on the heat.
People in Nebraska plant gardens.
60 above zero:
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
People in Nebraska sunbathe.
50 above zero:
Italian & English cars won't start.
People in Nebraska drive with the windows down.
40 above zero:
Georgians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats.
People in Nebraska throw on a flannel shirt.
35 above zero:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Nebraska have the last cookout before it gets cold.
20 above Zero
People in Miami all die.
Nebraskans close the windows.
Californians fly away to Mexico .
People in Nebraska get out their winter coats.
10 below zero:
The Girl Scouts in Nebraska are selling cookies door to door.
20 below zero:
Washington DC runs out of hot air.
People in Nebraska let the dogs sleep indoors.
30 below zero:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Nebraskans get upset because they can't start the Snow-mobile.
40 below zero:
ALL atomic motion stops.
People in Nebraska start saying...'Cold enough fer ya?'
50 below zero:
Hell freezes over.
Nebraskans public schools will open 2 hours late