[LMB] OT: Temperature

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 07:07:59 GMT 2022


Imagine what would be like if used the Babylonian system. Today it's 360
degrees and hot!

On Tue, Jan 11, 2022, 2:53 PM markus baur via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> and actually - you can survive 100°C air temperature - like in a sauna
> for example
>
> servus
>
> markus
>
> Am 11.01.2022 um 21:04 schrieb Marc Wilson:
> > On Fri, 7 Jan 2022 07:13:32 -0700, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
> > wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>> On Jan 7, 2022, at 4:02 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Fahrenheit does make a *certain* amount of sense:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>                  0           100
> >>> -------------+-----------+----------+
> >>> Fahrenheit   | too cold  |  too hot |
> >>> -------------+-----------+----------+
> >>> Centigrade   |  cold     |  dead    |
> >>> -------------+-----------+----------+
> >>> Kelvin       |  dead     |  dead    |
> >>> -------------+-----------+—————+
> >>
> >> Only if there’s something special about the number 100.
> >
> > We like round numbers.  And a 0-100 scale is used in many scenarios.
> >
> > It was, of course, a jokey observation, and we're in danger of
> > dissecting the frog.
> >>
> >> (I think there is something special about that number when I play golf,
> but would change my goal if I got halfway good).
> >
> > I'm with Twain on the subject of golf.
> > --
> > You wouldn't like me when I'm angry....
> > ... because I always back up my rage with facts and documented sources.
> >    - The Credible Hulk
> >
>
>
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