You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #16: Texans and ice/snow [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » The DU Lounge Donate to DU
mohinoaklawnillinois Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-11-04 02:14 PM
Response to Reply #15
16. Texans and ice/snow
Moonbeam, you just made me chuckle. Years ago, in 1966 my second cousin and her husband were transferred from Chicago to Dallas in the early fall. They came back for a visit the following summer and told everyone in the family hilarious stories about Texas drivers in an ice storm. We still laugh about it to this day.

I know what you mean about reporters and the weather. Every year here in Chicago when the first real snowfall hits they are absolutely pathetic.

My favorite though is when the temperature falls below zero and the wind chill is about -50 and here are our intrepid reporters standing on an overpass over the Kennedy or the Dan Ryan Expressways telling everyone to stay inside.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » The DU Lounge Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC