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Weather Woes

Looking out of my window here on a snowy (yet again!) Sunday, I was thinking
just how long and cold this winter seems to be.
I remember seeing the first snow last year in October and now it's almost the end of February.......
So then I thought about the wild storm a couple of weeks ago, then on to thoughts of climate change........

Have a look at this and see just how bad things were in the past, before we had
media coverage to sensationalise and dramatise.
Particularly the "Little Ice Age" in the eighteenth century.

http://www2.sunysuffolk.edu/mandias/...e_ice_age.html
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Re: Weather Woes

Sorry to bore you all.......
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Old 23.02.2009, 21:27
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the "Little Ice Age"
The answer to La Petite Age de Glaciation is surely La Petite Mort, non?

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Sorry Cookie, it wasn't boring, just not very interesting
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Old 23.02.2009, 21:32
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Ooh er!

(Thanks for replying DB - makes me look a little bit less sad.....!)

Oh, and NatsBrit too!!

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FWIW, I thought it was interesting (just didn't have anything to say about it).
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See - I'm really thankful!!!
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Don`t knock it raincookie oterwise you will be exiled to canada,30 inches of snow,minus 15 C and 3 months to go
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OK, OK, no need to go overboard (but it has cheered me up!!)
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It was the highlight of my weekend, so much so that today has been downhill all day resulting in such depression that I couldn't find the energy to reply.
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Don`t knock it raincookie oterwise you will be exiled to canada,30 inches of snow,minus 15 C and 3 months to go
Not likely, Cannut (although it might be worth it to escape the cervelat....)
You surely don't have cervelat in Canada? Maple-syrup flavoured, maybe??

I think we're well off-topic now, but no one wanted to talk about the weather....
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It was the highlight of my weekend, so much so that today has been downhill all day resulting in such depression that I couldn't find the energy to reply.
That's the best excuse I've heard all day....
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That's the best excuse I've heard all day....
this grape juice is helping. 3 - 2 - 1 - I'm back in the room
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Re: Weather Woes

I quickly scanned thru it and I found it quite interesting... More informative with its figures than "Ice Age" animation cartoons...
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Not likely, Cannut (although it might be worth it to escape the cervelat....)
You surely don't have cervelat in Canada? Maple-syrup flavoured, maybe??

I think we're well off-topic now, but no one wanted to talk about the weather....
We do, and good ones to (swiss butcher ) aech
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Re: Weather Woes

Don't worry raincookie, winter will be over soon and then the discussions with turn to the wet spring, short summer and hopefully we'll have an autumn. Climate change? Who knows anymore...
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Talking about Spring is rather lovely, all those awakenings ... the birds chirping ...
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Omigosh, it's raining what looks like polystyrene here in Cham, Zug canton.

What happened to sunny spring?
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It's back here just outside Zürich. The sun is shining again.
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