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(Mental Floss)   Speaking like the locals. Chapter 3: Regional phrases to describe the summer heat   ( divider line
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2013-07-06 11:14:10 AM  
4 votes:
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2013-07-06 10:21:03 AM  
3 votes:
Hotter than Baptist hell.
2013-07-06 10:14:50 AM  
3 votes:
I'm sweating like R Kelly at a girl scout meeting.
2013-07-06 11:01:48 AM  
2 votes:

Stone Meadow: Where I grew up in the year-round gloom and rain of the PNW, we didn't have a word for "hot". The closest we could come was "wood-burning stove".*

* - damned near factual statement

Oh look, the mountains are out today.
2013-07-06 10:20:14 AM  
2 votes:
"Mississippi Hot" here in north Florida, this morning. Playing around adjusting deck on new mower. Came in soaking wet after an hour. Humidity 700%.
2013-07-06 10:01:56 AM  
2 votes:
Caturday clearly getting to me... Read that as "speaking like the lolcats"

I can has disappointment.
2013-07-06 05:40:46 PM  
1 vote:
Man it's hot. It's like Africa hot. Tarzan couldn't take this kind of hot.

/Can't believe I'm the first.
2013-07-06 12:38:23 PM  
1 vote:
So hot I saw a fire hydrant trying to flag down a dog.
2013-07-06 11:57:20 AM  
1 vote:

Heraclitus: Heard this one time...

" it's so hot my nuts are stuck to my thigh like Crazy Glue"

LOL My husband called the "bat winging".
2013-07-06 11:53:29 AM  
1 vote:
Hot as Satan's taint!
2013-07-06 10:08:18 AM  
1 vote:
Blimey, it's hot in here, Bruce.
It's hot enough to boil a monkey's bum!
That's a strange expression, Bruce.
Well Bruce, I heard the Prime Minister use it. "It's hot enough to boil a monkey's bum in 'ere, your Majesty," he said and she smiled quietly to herself.

I've liked "fair up" for a weather term... it means it's clearing: "It's supposed to rain this mornin', but it should fair up this afternoon."
2013-07-06 10:04:52 AM  
1 vote:
"Hottah than a whorehouse on a free night"
2013-07-06 10:03:19 AM  
1 vote:
"Hotter than a fat guy at an AYCE pizza buffet, and all that's left is 'veggie supreme'"
2013-07-06 10:01:08 AM  
1 vote:
"The night was sultry"
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