31 August 2011

A little humour in the face of falling temperatures...

Otherwise known as, I need something to laugh about regarding the weather if this rain and cloud mean the end of summer already.

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 and still wear shorts and T-shirts.

32° Fahrenheit (0° C)
American water freezes.
Canadians have the last cookout of the season.

0° Fahrenheit (-17.9 ° C)
New York City landlords finally turn on the heat.
Canadian Girl Guides still sell cookies door-to-door.

-60° Fahrenheit (-51° C)
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Canadians pull down their earflaps.

-109.9° Fahrenheit (-78.5° C)
Carbon dioxide freezes, makes dry ice.
Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg.

-173° Fahrenheit (-114° C)
Ethyl alcohol freezes.
Canadians get a day off from work to go tobogganing.

-459.67° Fahrenheit (-273.15° 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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