Time<->Weather (Re: A suggestion for a possible Python module )

Anna revanna at mn.rr.com
Wed Mar 26 05:45:16 CET 2003

On Wed, 19 Mar 2003 13:52:47 +0000, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:

> sismex01 at hebmex.com fed this fish to the penguins on Wednesday 19 March
> 2003 07:47 am:
>> Not always; the most correct form is "clima".  I've always felt
>> uncomfortable using "tiempo" when the correct word is "clima", but then
>> maybe that's just me.
>         While "tiempo" might be confusing, "clima" would really have me
> wondering...
>         California has "climate", it does not have "weather"... Michigan
>         has
> "weather", but no "climate" <G>

Reminds me of a lovely piece of Minnesnowta tourist information,
known affectionately as:

(note: all temperatures are in Fahrenheit)

60 above

- New Jerseyites try to turn on the heat.
- People in Minnesota plant gardens.

50 above

- Californians shiver uncontrollably.
- People in Minnesota sunbathe.

40 above

- Italian and English cars won't start.
- People in Minnesota drive with the windows down.

32 above

- Distilled water freezes.
- Lake Superior's water gets thicker.

20 above

- Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves and woolly hats.
- People in Minnesota throw on a flannel shirt.

15 above

- Philadelphia landlords finally turn up the heat.
- People in Minnesota have the last cookout before it gets cold.


- People in Miami all die ...
- Minnesota people lick the flagpole.

20 below

- Californians fly away to Mexico.
- People in Minnesota get out their winter coats.

40 below

- Hollywood disintegrates.
- The Girl Scouts in Minnesota are selling cookies door to door.

60 below

- Polar bears begin to evacuate the Arctic.
- Minnesota Boy Scouts postpone Winter Survival classes until it gets cold

80 below

- Mt. St. Helen's freezes.
- People in Minnesota rent some videos.

100 below

- Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
- Minnesota people get frustrated because they can't thaw the keg.

297 below

- Microbial life no longer survives on dairy products.
- Cows in Minnesota complain about farmers with cold hands.

460 below

- ALL atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin scale).
- People in Minnesota start saying, Cold 'nuff for ya?

500 below

- Hell freezes over.
- The Vikings win the Super Bowl!

Just my $.03 worth.


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