The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #148889   Message #3462404
Posted By: Bill D
06-Jan-13 - 09:39 PM
Thread Name: BS: How Cold Can it Get?
Subject: RE: BS: How Cold Can it Get?
LOL...Joe F. And when frozen, you have other uses... (in song they don't have to explain about brittleness at 1000 below)

My father, who set poles & strung wire for the Western Union in the 30s & 40s told of working in Wyoming. One morning they went out to find the official weather bureau thermometer, which registered down to -50°F was broken... so they went back in.