Saturday, February 05, 2011

Did I just read that?

"Currently the team is working in -40 degrees Celsius (-40 degrees Fahrenheit), but during the winter, it can get twice as freezing. Lake Vostok boasts the lowest recorded temperature on Earth: -89.4 degrees Celsius (-129 degrees Fahrenheit)."Read more:

I didn't know the two scales converged on -40 degrees! (They really do, actually. It just looks really funny in print this way.)

Here was the funny part, though: "twice as freezing" is an awkward phrase....I think "twice as cold" would be more grammatically sound.

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