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Old 02-11-2008, 05:04 PM   #1
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Canadian poem

I just saw this and of course thought of Alix and Ken

It's Winter here in Canada...
And the gentle breezes blow,
Seventy miles an hour,
At twenty five degrees below.

Oh, how I love Canada,
When the snow's up to your butt,
You take a breath of Winter
And your nose gets frozen shut.

Yes, the weather here is wonderful,
So I guess I'll hang around,
I never could leave Canada......



'Cuz I'm frozen to the ground!!!

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Old 02-11-2008, 06:10 PM   #2
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so true...it was only -10 today!
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Old 02-11-2008, 06:21 PM   #3
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I am not from Canada but I love the poem. It sounds like the winter we are having here in the midwest this year.
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Old 02-11-2008, 07:20 PM   #4
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ROFL Minus 17 here today, and a forecast of up to 20 cm's of snow tomorrow. My butt really will be frozen!!! Thanks for the chuckle!
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Old 02-11-2008, 08:28 PM   #5
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Oh man, I would love to have a real winter with snow, but, I really feel for you all up there. I don't know how you handle that bone chilling freeze!! How the heck do you stay warm??
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Old 02-11-2008, 08:35 PM   #6
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Its not always freezing. And we sort of wear it as a badge of honour that we can regularly survive such stupid cold. LOL. I found a little something to add to your thread. Its always made me chuckle. (And I can't tell you how we stay warm, its a PG site! )

Canada temperature conversion
60 above
Floridians wear coats, gloves and woolly hats.
People in Canada sunbathe
50 above:
New Yorkers try to turn on the heat.
People in Canada plant gardens.
40 above:
60 above
Floridians wear coats, gloves and woolly hats.
People in Canada sunbathe
50 above:
New Yorkers try to turn on the heat.
People in Canada plant gardens.
40 above:
Italian cars won't start.
Canadians drive with the windows down.
32 above:
Distilled water freezes.
The Saskatchewan River water gets thicker.
20 above:
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
Canadians have the last cook-out before it gets cold.
15 above:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
Canadians throw on a sweatshirt.
-0 -
Californians fly away to Mexico.
People in Canada lick the flagpole.
20 below:
People in Miami cease to exist.
Canadians get out their winter coats.
40 below:
Hollywood disintegrates.
Canada's Girl Scouts (Guides) begin selling cookies door to door.
60 below:
Polar bears begin to evacuate Antarctica.
Canadian Boy Scouts postpone "Winter Survival" classes until it gets cold
enough.
80 below:
Mt. St. Helen's freezes.
Canadians rent some videos.
100 below:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg.
297 below:
Microbial life survives on dairy products.
Canadian cows complain of farmers with cold hands.
460 below:
ALL atomic motion stops.
Canadians start saying...."Cold 'nuff for ya?"
500 below:
**** freezes over.
The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup.
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Old 02-11-2008, 08:40 PM   #7
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LOL, the only thing missing is Texas with anything below 30. We are freezing to death. LOL
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Old 02-11-2008, 08:43 PM   #8
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Come on up for a visit TG, we'll show you what OUR -30 looks like! Heeheehee. The nice thing is curling up in front of the fire with hot chocolate and a warm husband.
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I have chill bumps on my arms just from reading those! LOL
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Glad I'm not in Canada. Cleveland's too cold for me as it is !
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