[NAFEX] where is global warming?

Stephen Sadler Docshiva at Docshiva.org
Thu Jun 4 00:42:44 EDT 2009


I like humor, and life without irony is apparently impossible.  I don't know
if a footnote is necessary, but the tonal and facial giveaways to ironic and
sarcastic humor sometimes just don't come through...

~ Stephen

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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Ernest Plutko
Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 3:29 PM
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] where is global warming?

Next time I post, I'll put on a footnote just for you to explain
about irony and humor.

---- Original Message ----
From: mijwiz at yahoo.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] where is global warming?
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 07:31:13 -0700 (PDT)

>Global warming is here, among other places:
>http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/arctic_thinice.html
>
>There seems to be some confusion about what the term "global warming"
>means. It doesn't mean that the entire globe will uniformly get
>warmer. It means that the earth is getting warmer on average, with
>some parts getting warmer than others, and some even getting cooler.
>
>Pointing to one particular spring flurry or frost as a disproof of
>global warming is sort of like saying "Why do statisticians say
>Americans are getting shorter? That's obviously a lie, since my baby
>is growing every day!"
>http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2004/apr/04/usa
>
>Melissa
>
>
>
>      


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