Sunday, September 26, 2010

Hockey Humor: The Official Canadian Temperature Conversion Chart

Hockey fans are serious about their teams, maybe even a little TOO serious sometimes.  So when this came through my e-mail, I knew it was just the blog topic to lighten things up a little.  Unless you're a Leafs fan....

The Official Canadian Temperature Conversion Chart                          
50 Fahrenheit (10 C)                                                    
 Californians shiver uncontrollably.                                      
 Canadians plant gardens.                                                
35 Fahrenheit (1.6 C)                                                  
  Italian Cars won't start                                                
 Canadians drive with the windows down                                  
32 Fahrenheit (0 C)                                                      
 American water freezes                                                  
 Canadian water gets thicker.                                            
0 Fahrenheit (-17..9 C)                                                  
 New York City landlords finally turn on the heat.                      
  Canadians have the last cookout of the season.                          
-60 Fahrenheit (-51 C)                                                  
 Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.                                    
  Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door.                        
-109.9 Fahrenheit (-78.5 C)                                              
 Carbon dioxide freezes makes dry ice.                                  
  Canadians pull down their earflaps.                                    
-173 Fahrenheit (-114 C)                                                
 Ethyl alcohol freezes.                                                  
 Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg                  
 -459.67 Fahrenheit (-273.15 C)                                          
 Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops.                                
  Canadians start saying "cold, eh?"                                      
-500 Fahrenheit (-295 C)                                                
 Hell freezes over.                                                      
 The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup

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