[LMB] OT: Temperature

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 00:15:43 GMT 2022

Russains also like whipping themselves with birch twigs. They believe it
increases blood circulation while they sit in the sauna. I don't think this
practice is done in the US either.

On Fri, Jan 14, 2022, 7:31 AM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

> > On Jan 13, 2022, at 10:45 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > There is a book in the 1970s that was a acount of a journalist living in
> > the Soviet Union. One passage of his book was how Russains loved saunas
> but
> > there always seemed to be a character who would too much water over the
> > coals forcing everybody out of the room when the heat and humidity got
> too
> > much. The book was called "Russia”.
> Over here, we have what we call saunas and what we call steam rooms.  We
> don’t have water in our saunas.
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