Natural Disasters

One of the many things I like about living in Boston is that there’s a relative shortage of natural disasters – though you wouldn’t know it if you watched our local meteorologists. My childhood state of California was like that too – there was always the possibility of earthquake or fire, but I never worried about it the way other parts of the country worried about their disasters.  I guess it’s a question of what you’re used to.

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A fiery hot day

There’s something really amusing about an air conditioner being held up by firestarter bricks.

Sh*t Storm: Noun

From Merriam-Webster Online:

Main Entry: 1shit

Pronunciation: \ˈshit, interjectionally also ˈshē-ət\

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English *shit, from Old English scite; akin to Old English -scītan to defecate

Date: circa 1526

1 usually vulgar : feces

Main Entry: 1storm

Pronunciation: \ˈstȯrm\

Function: noun

5b : a sudden heavy influx or onset

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