(true or false)
It's So Hot In Arizona That......"
The birds have to use pot holders to pull worms
out of the ground.
The potatoes cook underground, and all you have
to do to have lunch is to pull one out and add butter,
salt and pepper.
Farmers are feeding their chickens crushed ice
to keep them from laying hard-boiled eggs.
The cows are giving evaporated milk.
The trees are whistling for the dogs.
You no longer associate bridges (or rivers) with
You can say 113 degrees without fainting.
You eat hot chilies to cool your mouth off.
You can make instant sun tea.
(almost true) takes about 10 minutes
You learn that a seat belt makes a pretty good
The temperature drops below 95, you feel a
(true at times)
You discover that in July, it takes only 2 fingers
to drive your car.
You discover that you can get a sunburn through
your car window.
You notice the best parking place is determined
by shade instead of distance.
Hot water now comes out of both taps.
(true, in an Arizona city they installed a water cooler a few years back
because they were forced
to use water
from a natural hot water well
-- about the right temp for bathwater when it comes out of the ground.
We were told at one time to turn off our water heaters
and draw our cool water from the hot water tap,
get our hot water from the other
until they could get the coolers installed)
It's noon in July, kids are on summer vacation,
and not one person is out on the streets.
You actually burn your hand opening the car door.
You break a sweat the instant you step outside
at 7:30 a.m. before work.
(five minutes after, would be more accurate)
No one would dream of putting vinyl upholstery
a car or not having air conditioning.
Your biggest bicycle wreck fear is,
"What if I get
knocked out and end up lying on the pavement
and cook to death?"
(hahaha- depending on how rare you like your meat)
However, you can cook eggs
on the hot pavement or sidewalks.
You realize that asphalt has a liquid state.
( no, but gummy.)