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Chicago temperature conversion chart

This little nugget was passed on to me by Swansea Cardinals fan Wilda Mae Brestal. Enjoy:

Chicago Temperature Conversion Chart





60° F: Arizonans shiver uncontrollably; people in Chicago sunbathe.



50° F: New Yorkers try to turn on the heat; people in Chicago plant

gardens.



40° F: Italian & English cars  won't start; people in Chicago drive

with the windows down.



32° F: Distilled water  freezes; Lake Michigan's water gets thicker.



20° F: Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves and wool hats;

people in Chicago throw on a flannel  shirt.



15° F: New York landlords finally turn up the heat; people in Chicago

have the last cookout before it gets cold.



0° F:  All the people in Phoenix die. Chicagoans close the windows.



10°  below zero: Californians fly away to Mexico . The Girl Scouts in

Chicago are selling cookies door to  door.



25° below zero: Hollywood disintegrates; people in Chicago get out

their winter coats.



40° below zero: Washington DC  runs out of hot air; people in Chicago

let the dogs sleep indoors.



100° below zero: Santa Claus abandons the North Pole. Chicagoans get

frustrated because they can't start 'da car.'



460°  below zero: All atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin

scale); people in Chicago start saying, 'cold 'nuff for ya?'



500° below zero: Hell freezes over. The Cubs win the World Series

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