Monday, May 9, 2011

Canadian Temperature Conversion Chart

With snow still in the backyard, the following seems appropriate!
      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):
      · Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
      · Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door.
      -109.9° Fahrenheit (-78.5° C):
      · Carbon dioxide freezes into dry ice.
      · Canadians pull down their ear-flaps.
      -173° Fahrenheit (-114° C):
      · Ethyl alcohol freezes.
      · Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg.
      -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.