Temperature Guide & the Maple Leafs

Joke from the net, modified for boaters...

70° Fahrenheit / 21° C
Floridians turn off their air conditioners.
Canadians turn them on.

50° Fahrenheit / 10° Celsius
Floridians dig out their sweaters.
Canadian "snowbirds" cruise the ICW in bikinis.

40° Fahrenheit / 4° Celsius
U.S. weathermen talk about the "cold".
Canadians have the last sail of the season.

30° Fahrenheit / -1° Celsius
American waters freeze.
Canadians drive their boats through ice for haulout.

20° Fahrenheit / -7° Celsius
New York City landlords finally turn on the heat.
Florida orange growers panic.
Canadians put the barbeque in the garage to use on nice days.

14° Fahrenheit / -10° Celsius
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa opens for skating.

-173° Fahrenheit / -114° Celsius
Ethyl alcohol freezes.
Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the beer keg.

-460° Fahrenheit / -273° Celsius
Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops.
Canadians start saying "cold eh?"

-500° Fahrenheit / -295° Celsius
Hell freezes over.
Toronto Maple Leafs win Stanley Cup.

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