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post #1 of 2 Old 09-01-2009, 05:45 PM Thread Starter
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Cold is a relative thing

Saw this on a Northern Michigan forum and thought it was funny (and somewhat true). Saw people at Lake Michigan over the weekend with coats, long pants and gloves on and I was in shorts, T shirt and sandals.

Here is our answer to complaints of Michigan weather and the questions of why we live here.


65 above zero:
Floridians turn on the heat.
People in Michigan plant gardens.

60 above zero:
Californians shiver uncontrollably
People in Michigan sunbathe.

50 above zero:
Italian & English cars won't start.
People in Michigan drive with the windows down.

40 above zero:
Georgians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves & wool hats.
People in Michigan throw on a flannel shirt.

35 above zero:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Michigan have the last cookout before it gets cold.

20 above zero:
People in Miami all die.
Michiganders close the windows.

Californians fly away to Mexico.
People in Michigan get out their winter coats.

10 below zero:
Hollywood disintegrates.
The Girl Scouts in Michigan are selling cookies door to door.

20 below zero:
Washington DC runs out of hot air.
People in Michigan let the dogs sleep indoors.

30 below zero:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Michiganders get upset because they can't start the Snow-mobile.

40 below zero:
ALL atomic motion stops.
People in Michigan start saying...'Cold enough fer ya?'

50 below zero:
Hell freezes over.
Michigan public schools will open 2 hours late

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post #2 of 2 Old 09-02-2009, 12:23 PM
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All of that is totally true and can also be said for those of us in Wisconsin... although I seem to be the only *active* member in Wisconsin, so you'll have to take my word for it! Thanks for sharing!
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