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  • The Evolution of a Wisconsin Winter

       March 17, 2005

    With the recent rash of violence in the upper Midwest, some of you might be wondering what's going on with the supposedly mild mannered folks of the region. I have a theory. I believe some of these acts of violence, as well as thousands of unreported incidents are caused by Winter Induced Rage (or WIR).

    Here's a quick look at how Winter Induced Rage develops in Wisconsin:

    November: "Oooh, it's snowing! How new and exciting!"

    December: "It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!"

    January: "30 below? Oh, that's nothing. We're tough!"

    February: "It's snowing again, but hey, at least winter's almost over."

    March: "#%&*!@!!!"

    Unfortunately, WIR is now a raging epidemic in Wisconsin and the only known cure is a good dose of Spring. Keep us in your thoughts, good readers.


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    Comments

    #  March 17th, 2005 12:07 PM      Rhubarb
    Ora pro nobis.
    Pax vobiscum. And if that doesn't work, run about and scream and shout.  
     
    #  March 17th, 2005 2:00 PM      chummer
    I'd say I have WIF, winter-induced frustration, not rage yet anyway. The lack of sun leads to a lack of Vit. D and it all goes downhill from there.  
     

     

     


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