...which we don't mind, here in fly-over country. We know if New York was subjected to what we 'normally' endure every winter, there wouldn't be enough space on the TV news to explain it. And of course the Global Warming faction would faint away.
But...FWIW, here's a little reminder of how it is around our neck of the woods.
Either of the Dakota's could claim this...as could Minnesota and Montana...mebbe even Stan's hometown eh?
Cold is a relative thing
Arizonans turn on the heat.
People in South Dakota plant gardens.
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
People in South Dakota sunbathe.
Italian & English cars won't start.
People in South Dakota drive with the windows down..
Georgians wear coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats.
People in South Dakota throw on a flannel shirt.
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in South Dakota have the last cookout before it gets cold.
People in Miami move in slo-mo.
South Dakotans close the windows.
Californians fly away to Mexico .
People in South Dakota get out their winter coats.
10° below zero:
The Girl Scouts in South Dakota are selling cookies door to door.
20° below zero:
Washington DC runs out of hot air. (Ya think? Nah.).
People in South Dakota let the dogs sleep indoors.
30° below zero:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
South Dakotans get upset because they can't start the snowmobile.
ALL atomic motion stops.
People in South Dakota start saying..."Cold enough for ya?"
Hell freezes over.
South Dakota public schools will open 2 hours late.