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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 11:07 am
by uscgairdale
I have been doing some research on Canada so that I can roast our Canadian Forces exchange pilot who is leaving us in a few months. He's from Quebec so he's an easy target! Anyway, I stumbled across this and thought that you guys up there would get a kick out of it.

50 ABOVE Celcius--Vancouverites try to turn on the heat
--Manitobans plant gardens

40 ABOVE Celcius --Victorians shiver uncontrollably
--Winnipeggers sunbathe

35 ABOVE Celcius --Italian cars won't start
--Winnipeggers drive with the windows down

32 ABOVE Celcius --Distilled water freezes
--Winnipeg's water gets thicker
20 ABOVE Celcius --Torontonians wear coats, gloves & wool hats
--Manitobans throw on a t-shirt

15 ABOVE Celcius --Quebecers begin to evacuate the province
--Manitobans go swimming

Zero ---------Toronto landlords finally turn up the heat
--Manitobans have the last cookout before it gets cold

10 BELOW Celcius --People in Vancouver cease to exist
--Manitobans lick flagpoles

20 BELOW Celcius --Calgarians fly away to Mexico
--Manitobans throw on a light jacket

40 BELOW Celcius --Hamilton disintegrates
--Manitobans rent some videos

60 BELOW Celcius --Mt. St. Helene's freezes
--Winnipeg Girl Scouts begin selling cookies door to door

80 BELOW Celcius --Polar bears begin to evacuate Antarctica
--Manitoban Boy Scouts postpone "winter survival"
classes until it gets cold enough

100 BELOW Celcius --Santa Claus abandons the North Pole
--Winnipeggers pull down their ear flaps

173 BELOW Celcius --Ethyl alcohol freezes
--Manitobans get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg

297 BELOW Celcius --Microbial life survives on dairy products
--Manitoban cows complain of farmers with cold hands

460 BELOW Celcius --ALL atomic motion stops
--Manitobans start saying "cold 'nuff for ya?"

500 BELOW Celcius --Hell freezes over
-The Winnipeg Blue Bombers win the Grey Cup


Dave