[LMB] OT Weather.

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Sun Dec 19 13:55:01 GMT 2021


I’ve read (I don’t vouch for anything that I haven’t either personally witnessed or seen in many diverse places.) that the custom of placing cups and glasses upside down with their rims against the cabinet shelf, started in the 1930’s during the dust bowl on the East coast of the US.

William A Wenrich

  *   A sinner dependent on God’s grace.

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On Thu, 16 Dec 2021 17:45:54 -0600, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>I heard there was a dust storm in Kansas. I wonder if the dust originated
>from Kansas.

Dust can travel a heck of a long way; we sometimes get weird weather in
the UK due to dust from the Sahara.
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