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Behind Geddon's Wall



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:19 am    Post subject: You know it's cold when.... Reply with quote

There is a lot of weather lore about ( seaweed, pine cones etc.) but usually concerning the natural world.

What about those from the world of work?

I'll start with

.... when the ash lagoons start sreaming

And it's REALLY cold when

... There are 2 feet long icicles on the cooling towers ( I'll try and get a picture)
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:42 am    Post subject: Re: You know it's cold when.... Reply with quote

Behind Geddon's Wall wrote:


And it's REALLY cold when



People blame Global Warming for this cold spell.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 2:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

....your nuts fall off.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Shocked Shocked Shocked
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Fahrenheit Temperature Scale - a guide for beginners:

50 degrees - Southerners turn on the heating - people in Newcastle plant gardens.

40 degrees - Southerners shiver uncontrollably - people in Newcastle sunbathe.

35 degrees - Southern cars will not start - people in Newcastle drive with the windows down.

20 degrees - Southerners wear coats, gloves and wool hats - people in Newcastle throw on a T-shirt (girls start wearing mini-skirts instead of bikinis).

15 degrees - Southerners begin to evacuate - people in Newcastle go swimming in the North Sea.

Zero degrees - Southern landlords turn up the heating - people in Newcastle have the last BBQ before it gets cold.

Minus 10 degrees - Southerners cease to exist - people in Newcastle throw on a lightweight jacket.

Minus 80 degrees - Polar bears wonder if it's worth it - boy scouts in Newcastle start wearing long trousers.

Minus 100 degrees - Santa Claus abandons the North Pole - people in Newcastle put on their long johns.

Minus 173 degrees - alcohol freezes - people in Newcastle get frustrated because the pubs are shut.

Minus 297 degrees - Microbial life starts to disappear - The cows on Newcastle Town Moor complain of farmers with cold hands

Minus 460 degrees - All atomic motion stops - people in Newcastle start to stamp their feet and blow on their hands.

Minus 500 degrees - Hell freezes over - Sunderland qualify for Europe. Laughing
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