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I'm pretty sure I didn't start this thread... or any thread in a while. For now, my "return engagement" will be limited to slapping down any stupid posts about Hurricane Harvey...
I'm equally sure you don't read The Local either - that's why I missed ya
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I'm equally sure you don't read The Local either - that's why I missed ya
I don't read Danish either... But, I am familiar with the DMI website and know how to Google a translation...

http://www.dmi.dk/nyheder/arkiv/nyhe...den-sommerdag/

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August has apparently been as bad as July...
This year, the Danish summer has been more of a case of raincoats and wellingtons rather than bikinis and buckets and spades, with temperatures under 20 degrees and plenty of heavy showers.
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So what - for the first time in 41 years I may have an appelation controlé,

doesn't prove anything in regard to "global warming" does it ?
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So what - for the first time in 41 years I may have an appelation controlé,

doesn't prove anything in regard to "global warming" does it ?
Nothing actually proves anything in regard to "global warming"... not even a cold summer in Denmark...
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A cold summer in Denmark has far more climatological significance than a hurricane in hurricane season. Although, it's also almost certainly "just weather," like Hurricane Harvey.
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A cold summer is also likely to be just weather too.

Is it OK to use "also" and "too" in the same sentence?
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Nothing actually proves anything in regard to "global warming"... not even a cold summer in Denmark...
That was the conclusion we reached here a few years ago already hence my rather comical reaction to this thread.

What I find much more fascinating though is the seemingly endless obsession by US American posters here to use anecdotal evidence from Europe to score political points in the US.

It's not cyclical either, it's constant, come hell or extreme weather
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Is it OK to use "also" and "too" in the same sentence?
It is in my book.
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That was the conclusion we reached here a few years ago already hence my rather comical reaction to this thread.

What I find much more fascinating though is the seemingly endless obsession by US American posters here to use anecdotal evidence from Europe to score political points in the US.

It's not cyclical either, it's constant, come hell or extreme weather
That's due to the overwhelming inconvenience of the anecdotal evidence...
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Europe provides inconvenient evidence aplenty - I can't deny, but surely somewhere in UH's vicinity, summer must have been somewhat more temperate than usual, he shouldn't have to reach all the way to Denmark just because the news there is easily available in English.

Ah well this thread has served it's purpose as far as I'm concerned, about time to leave for the week-end, take care
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Europe provides inconvenient evidence aplenty - I can't deny, but surely somewhere in UH's vicinity, summer must have been somewhat more temperate than usual, he shouldn't have to reach all the way to Denmark just because the news there is easily available in English.

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Is your book gramnatically strict enough?
No, I'm dyslexic.
My kids sometimes ask me the old question, "Dad, how do you spell (insert word)".
I tell them and they say "No, that's wrong."
I point out that they asked me how I spell it, not how it should be spelled.
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No, I'm dyslexic.
My kids sometimes ask me the old question, "Dad, how do you spell (insert word)".
I tell them and they say "No, that's wrong."
I point out that they asked me how I spell it, not how it should be spelled.
So... You speak American English...
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Europe provides inconvenient evidence aplenty - I can't deny, but surely somewhere in UH's vicinity, summer must have been somewhat more temperate than usual, he shouldn't have to reach all the way to Denmark just because the news there is easily available in English.

Ah well this thread has served it's purpose as far as I'm concerned, about time to leave for the week-end, take care
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