60 above zero:
Floridians turn on the heat.
People in Minnesota plant gardens.
50 above zero:
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
People in Duluth sunbathe.
40 above zero:
Italian & English cars won’t start.
People in Wisconsin drive with the windows down.
32 above zero:
Distilled water freezes.
The water in Bemidji gets thicker.
20 above zero:
Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats.
People in Michigan throw on a flannel shirt.
15 above zero:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Minnesota have the last cookout before it gets cold.
People in Miami all die.
Wisconsins close the windows.
10 below zero:
Californians fly away to Mexico
People in Minnesota get out their winter coats.
25 below zero:
The Girl Scouts in Michigan are selling cookies door to door.
40 below zero:
Washington DC runs out of hot air.
People in Minnesota let the dogs sleep indoors.
100 below zero:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Wisconsins get upset because they can’t start the Mini-Van.
460 below zero:
ALL atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin scale.)
People in Michigan start saying…“Cold ’nuff fer ya?”
500 below zero:
Hell freezes over.
Minnesota public schools will open 2 hours late.
This came from a fellow MMC’r who read it aloud to the Club when we gathered this last Saturday morning for breakfast on what has been the coldest day here all winter (so far) and Minnesotans had that last cookout.