For those who live in Myanmar, Liberia and....shoot, the 3rd country
still not on metric escapes me at the moment, but I'll remember. Just
give me time. Anyway, for those stuck with "foreign heat" here's a
handy-dandy temperature converter, courtesy of my niece:

> > 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
> >
> > 32° Fahrenheit (0 ° C)
> > American water freezes
> > Canadian water gets thicker.
> >
> > 0° Fahrenheit (-17.9° C)
> > New York City landlords finally
> > turn on the heat.
> > Canadians have the last cookout
> > of the season.
> >
> > -60° Fahrenheit (-51° C)
> > Mt. St. Helens freezes.
> > Canadian Girl Guides sell
> > cookies door-to-door
> > .
> > -100° Fahrenheit (-73° C)
> > Santa Claus abandons the North
> > Pole.
> > Canadians pull down their ear
> > flaps.
> >
> > -173° Fahrenheit (-114° C)
> > Ethyl alcohol Freezes.
> > Canadians get frustrated when
> > they can't thaw the keg.
> >
> > -460° Fahrenheit (-273° 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.

--
Marc A. Schindler
Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland

“Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he
will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill

Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the
author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the
author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author
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