There once was a warm-blooded youth Who dwelt in the town of Duluth.

When they asked, "are you froze?"

He said two or three Noes, But he chattered in every tooth.

When Duluth's temperature last week dropped to 25° below zero, it was thus saluted by a warm-blooded oldster, Manhattan Wit Franklin P. Adams. Temperatures were even lower elsewhere in the U.S.: at Montpelier Junction, Vt. it was 45° below, and Gordon, Wis. was almost paralyzed at 54° below. Most of the U.S., from the Rockies to the Atlantic and south to Texas, Louisiana and Florida, felt the severest cold of an extremely...

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