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This CAN'T be good
« on: January 17, 2007, 04:59:08 PM »
saw a very large flock of Canada Geese flying south today...

middle of January? Geese Flying South?

I smell trouble  :-[
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2007, 07:44:19 PM »
Remember I said it was 75 degrees out just three days ago and how I wished we got some snow?  Well, let me rethink that a bit.  Its freakin 21 today and I'm COLD!  :o

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2007, 08:18:10 PM »
Remember I said it was 75 degrees out just three days ago and how I wished we got some snow?  Well, let me rethink that a bit.  Its freakin 21 today and I'm COLD!  :o

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2007, 08:20:42 PM »
21 above?
or below   :o

it's so friggin cold here my tailpipe froze...  >:(

now THAT'S freezing your a$$ off  :D :D
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2007, 08:27:51 PM »
Over the weekend, we never got out of the single digits above zero (F).  Nights were from -5 to -15 (F).  Today it got all the way up to 32 (F).  Supposed to cool down a little over the weekend with snow flurries Saturday & Sunday & an  additional 1 - 2 inches on Monday.  When winter hit here just before Christmas, it decided to stick around fo a few weeks.  We normally have some days in the upper 40s or lower 50s this time of year.  Hasn't gotten above the low 40s since the first blizzard.  Glad I have lots of poly fleece in various weights.  Wonder if the groundhog will see his shadow this year. . .

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2007, 12:28:00 AM »
  Yup,
    Not much open water up this way (down to -18 C) last night.We had the wood furnace up to Mach 3.
       I have'nt seen any Canada's nor any Brass monkey's in the last few days! :-[
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2007, 12:28:21 PM »
its too cold here, all the trees have ice build up on them and breaking off limbs. my yard has limbs all over it but its too cold to go out and drag them out back.

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2007, 05:15:48 PM »
saw a very large flock of Canada Geese flying south today...

middle of January? Geese Flying South?

I smell trouble  :-[

 ::)...They are snowbird's...looking for snow, seeing we don't have much here in the not-so-frozen north ::)  ;D ;D ;D :D :D :D :D :D... ;)
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2007, 03:59:11 AM »
for the first time in almost 7 years, there was snow in the air at myrtle beach sc-- it didnt stick, and it only lasted about 10 minutes, but it was there!! a friend at the grocery said it started a flood of buying on bread milk and beer!!  what are these people going to to do-- have milk and beer sanwhiches?
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2007, 04:23:43 PM »
  Yup,
    Not much open water up this way (down to -18 C) last night.We had the wood furnace up to Mach 3.
       I have'nt seen any Canada's nor any Brass monkey's in the last few days! :-[
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  p.s. N/V thanks for the shock info. :D

mach 3 I like that one

I know I'm going to regret this....: umm,,,, brass monkey?  ???

......it started a flood of buying on bread milk and beer!!  what are these people going to to do-- have milk and beer sanwhiches?

yep, right after their pepsi and peanut breakfast drinks  ;)
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2007, 07:53:08 PM »
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I know I'm going to regret this....: umm,,,, brass monkey?  ???

 :D :D :D...It comes from an old English saying..."Its cold enough to freeze the ball's off of a brass monkey"   :o ;D ;D ;D :D :D and/or " Its so cold I saw a brass monkey at the welders"    :o ;D ;D ;D :D :D :D

 ;)...NOW YOU KNOW... ;)  ;D ;D ;D :D :D

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2007, 06:12:53 AM »
Now, who besides Tiger and myself would have heard of that! Anyway, looks like it is getting colder around here too. I was in Orlando this past week and it was 82 on Wednesday! I got home yesterday and it was in the 60s but it is expected to be in the 40s here next week. Not sure how cold it will be at night but I hope it doesn't freeze my tomato plants! I will be in Orlando again so my wife will have to deal with it here.
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2007, 08:28:45 AM »
Now, who besides Tiger and myself would have heard of that!

 ???...Ex_pat Walt, where from... ???
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #13 on: January 20, 2007, 02:23:50 PM »
Brass monkey balls have been freezing off here in Colorado as long as I can remember & that goes back to the early 1960s.  Whenever it gets really cold here, (below -10(F), I usually tell family & friends to bring in their brass monkeys.  I thought everybody knew about them.  Well everybody who's lived where there's real winter, anyway.   ;D

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #14 on: January 20, 2007, 03:40:01 PM »
Tiger, I'm from the state of Ohio and I grew up hearing about brass monkeys in the cold. Not long ago, I heard another explanation though. In the days of wooden ships and iron men, the cannon balls were stacked on a dimpled brass plate next to the cannon. When it got very cold, the brass would contract and the cannon balls would roll off. The brass plate was called a monkey.
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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2007, 03:48:28 PM »
Interesting etymology lesson, Walt.  Sounds plausible.  Most 'quaint' phrases have some basis in history.  Looks like an interesting topic for research.  Good way to kill some of a cold, snowy day.

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Re: This CAN'T be good
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2007, 03:53:52 PM »
In the days of wooden ships and iron men, the cannon balls were stacked on a dimpled brass plate next to the cannon. When it got very cold, the brass would contract and the cannon balls would roll off. The brass plate was called a monkey.

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