December 03, 2002
Joke: Norwegian weather

Another joke from my inbox, this time about how Norwegians handle the weather ;-)

+15C / 59F
This is as warm as it gets in Norway, so we'll start here.
People in Spain wear winter-coats and gloves.
The Norvegians are out in the sun, getting a tan.

+10C / 50F
The French are trying in vain to start their central heating.
The Norvegians plant flowers in their gardens.

+5C / 41F
Italian cars won't start.
The Norvegians are cruising in cabriolets.

0C / 32F
Distilled water freezes.
The water in the Oslo Fjord gets a little thicker.

-5C / 23F
People in California almost freeze to death.
The Norvegians have their final barbecue before winter.

-10C / 14F
The Brits start the heat in their houses.
The Norvegians start using long sleeves.

-20C / -4F
The Aussies flee from Mallorca.
The Norvegians end their Midsummer celebrations.
Autumn is here!

-30C / -22F
People in Greece die from the cold and disappear from the face of the earth.
The Norvegians start drying their laundry indoors.

-40C / -40F
Paris start cracking in the cold.
The Norvegians stand in line at the hotdog stands.

-50C / -58F
Polar bears start evacuating the North Pole.
The Norvegian army postpones their winter survival training awaiting real winter weather.

-70C / -94F
The false Santa moves south.
The Norvegian army goes out on winter survival training.

-183C / -297.4F
Microbes in food don't survive.
The Norvegian cows complain that the farmers' hands are cold.

-273C / -459.4F
ALL atom-based movent halts.
The Norvegians start saying "Faen, it's cold outside today."

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Skadz's Junt: This is not funny (December 3, 2002 04:57 PM)
"A joke from andersja. This is not a funny joke at all, since I am tenatively planning on heading to Norway in late spring or early summer. I don't like cold to begin with, I am going to enjoy this kind of cold much less."
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