This one’s courtesy of the e-mail forward gods:
The Canadian Temperature Guide:
(10* C)Californians shiver uncontrollably,
Canadians plant gardens.
(1.6* C)Italian cars won’t start,
Canadians drive with the windows down.
(0* C)American water freezes,
Canadian water gets thicker.
(-17.9* C)New York City landlords finally turn on the heat,
Canadians have the last barbecue of the season.
(-51* C)Mt. St. Helens freezes,
Canadians Girl Guides sell cookies door to door.
(-73* C)Santa Claus abandons the North Pole,
Ottawa canal opens for skating.
(-114* C)Ethyl alcohol freezes,
Canadians get frustrated when they can’t thaw the keg.
(-273* C)Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops,
Canadians start saying, “Cold eh?”
(-295* C)Hell freezes over,
Leafs finally win Stanley Cup!