I got this in an email today from a friend of mine here, and OMGOSH I laughed so hard. Nothing like moving to North Dakota to give you a true perspective on what it means to be cold! 😆
Cold Weather behavior:
60 above zero: Floridians turn on the heat. North Dakotans plant gardens.
50 above zero: Californians shiver uncontrollably. People are
sunbathing in Fargo.
40 above zero: Import cars won’t start. North Dakotans drive with the
32 above zero: Distilled water freezes. The water in gets
20 above zero: New Mexicans don long johns, parkas and wool hats &
mittens. North Dakotans throw on a flannel shirt.
15 above zero: New York landlords finally turn on the heat. People in
have one last cookout before it gets cold.
Zero: People in Miami all die. North Dakotans close the windows.
10 below zero: Californians fly away to Mexico. North Dakotans dig
their winter coats out of storage.
25 below zero: Hollywood disintegrates. Girl Scouts in North Dakota still selling cookies door to door.
40 below zero: Washington, D.C. finally runs out of hot air. People in
North Dakota let their dogs sleep indoors.
100 below zero: Santa Claus abandons the North Pole. North Dakotans
get upset because the Mini-Van won’t start.
460 below zero: ALL atomic motion stops (
scale). People in North Dakota can be heard to say, “Cold ’nuff fer ya?”
500 below zero: Hell freezes over. North Dakota public schools open 2