Percentigrade; That’s Funny – Mercury Rising Risibly :: SteynOnline

Okay, enough with the asterisks. On Friday,  had some sport with my old The Irish Times’ willingness to publish warm-monger John GIbbons’ impeccably scientific belief that Centigrade can be rendered as Percentigrade (as several readers called it). That’s to say, if it’s 10 degrees Celsius today, and 15 degrees Celsius tomorrow, it means it’s 50 per cent warmer. Whereas, if it’s 50 degrees Fahrenheit today, and 59 degrees Fahrenheit tomorrow, it’s only 18 per cent warmer.

via Mercury Rising Risibly :: SteynOnline.

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