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[Jun. 27th, 2011|02:23 pm]
Warren Ellis

Why Britain is crap: one day, ONE DAY of 90-degree heat, and the railway system is MELTING.

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[User Picture]From: charlycrash
2011-06-27 11:40 pm (UTC)
Don't worry, it's forecast to be pissing it down again by Wednesday.

Britain's climate does seem absurdly changeable. Maybe we need to start spraying Depakote into the upper atmosphere.
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[User Picture]From: djinnthespazz
2011-06-27 11:49 pm (UTC)
I knew your roads melted in high heat, but the electrical? Yikes!
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[User Picture]From: brockulfsen
2011-06-28 04:04 am (UTC)
Silly Poms, making a railway system out of cheese...
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[User Picture]From: lots42
2011-06-28 07:55 am (UTC)
I want to know why LEAVES also stop trains.

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[User Picture]From: patient_0
2011-06-29 02:43 am (UTC)
Hah. I'm from Florida, where summer tops out around 102, with a 95% humidity thrown in. Just to make you feel like you're wrapped in a blanket of itching steam.
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