It's so hot in Indiana...
...the birds have to use potholders to pull the worms out of the ground.
...the trees are whistling for the dogs.
...the best parking place is determined by shade instead of distance.
...hot water comes from both taps.
...you can make sun tea instantly.
...you learn that a seat belt buckle makes a pretty good branding iron.
...the temperature drops below 90 F and you feel a little chilly.
...you discover that in July it only takes two fingers to steer your car.
...you discover that you can get sunburned through your car windo.
...you actually burn your hand opening the car door.
...you break a sweat the instant you step outside at 7:30 a.m.
...you realize that asphalt has a liquid state.
...the potatoes cook underground, so all you have to do is pull one out a
...the cows are giving evaporated milk.
...farmers are feeding their chickens crushed ice to keep them from
laying boiled eggs.
The author of this piece is unknown but he/she sure knows Indiana in the summertime. Stay cool!
Summer is baseball season. Next time you’re visiting the ballpark, cheering on your favorite team, impress those fans around you by shouting the following baseball lingo.
Baltimore Chop: a grounder that hits in front of or off home plate and hops over the infielder’s head.
Can of Corn: an easy catch by a fielder.
Moon Shot: a very lone, high home run.
Closer: a team’s late-inning relief pitcher.
High and Tight: a pitch that’s up in the strike zone and inside on a hitter. Also known as “up and in”.
Ribbie, Ribeye: another way of saying RBI, run batted in.
A July 4th tribute
Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation. --Joe Barton
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