Older Sister (living in balmy Florida) sent me this little goodie, about Michiganders and their weather. Alright, we do exaggerate somewhat, but you’d be surprised at how much of this is correct:
65degrees above zero:
Floridians turn on the heat. Michiganders plant gardens.
60 degrees above zero:
Californians shiver uncontrollably. Michiganders sunbathe.
50 degrees above zero:
Italian & English cars won’t start. Michiganders drive with the windows down.
40 degrees above zero:
Georgians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats. Michiganders throw on a flannel shirt.
35 degrees below zero:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat. Michiganders have the last cookout before it gets cold.
20 degrees 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 degrees below zero:
Hollywood disintegrates. Girl Scouts in Michigan sell cookies door to door.
20 degrees below zero:
runs out of hot air. Michiganders let the dogs sleep indoors.
30 degrees below zero:
abandons the North Pole. Michiganders upset because they can’t start their snowmobiles.
40 degrees below zero:
ALL atomic motion stops. People in start saying…’Cold enough fer ya?’
50 degrees below zero:
Hell freezes over. Michigan public schools will open 2 hours late.