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This is really funny, and cosidering that I have just come back from a holiday in Scotland, I thought it was appropriate to blog this:

Hardy Folk

40 degrees F – Californians shiver uncontrollably. People in Scotland strip down to their vests and sunbathe
35 degrees F – Italian cars won’t start. People in Scotland drive with the windows down.
20 degrees F – Folk in Florida wear coats, gloves, and wool hats. People in Scotland throw on a long-sleeved T-shirt.
15 degrees F – Californians begin to evacuate the state. People in Scotland go swimming in the North Sea.
Zero degrees – New York landlords finally turn up the heat. People in Scotland have the last BBQ before it gets cold.
10 degrees below zero – In Miami, mortality rate due to exposure rockets. People in Scotland enjoy an ice cream.
20 degrees below zero – Californians fly away to Mexico for a holiday. People in Scotland relent and throw on a light jacket.
80 degrees below zero – Polar bears begin to evacuate the Arctic. Scottish Boy Scouts postpone” Winter Survival” classes because it’s not cold enough.
100 degrees below zero – Santa Claus abandons the North Pole. People in Scotland pull down the ear flaps on their balaclavas.
173 degrees below zero – Ethyl alcohol freezes. People in Scotland get frustrated when they can’t defrost their porridge.
297 degrees below zero – Microbial life start to disappear. Scottish cows complain of farmers with cold hands.
460 degrees below zero – ALL atomic motion stops. People in Scotland start saying “Here it’s chilly, you cauld an aw?”
500 degrees below zero – Hell freezes over. PEOPLE IN SCOTLAND START TO SUPPORT ENGLAND IN THE WORLD CUP!

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