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Guess which of us grew up on a farm. [Nov. 9th, 2008|09:21 pm]
Lindsey Kuper

Lindsey: I want a rain gauge.
Alex: So you can tell whether it's raining or not?

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From: ms_nico_blue
2008-11-10 05:16 am (UTC)
from wiki: "A rain gauge (also known as a udometer or a pluviometer [fluviograph] or a cup)"

A cup? Really?! all those fancy technical names and someone had to tag "a cup" on the end of it? **smacks forehead**
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[User Picture]From: lindseykuper
2008-11-10 02:19 pm (UTC)
The whole article kind of makes me laugh, really. How much can there possibly be to say about a thing that collects rain and has some markings on the side?

*hopes she's not about to get beat up by a gang of angry meteorologists*
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[User Picture]From: leadsynth
2008-11-10 04:22 pm (UTC)

How to tell whether it's raining or not:

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[User Picture]From: chadversary
2008-11-10 10:50 pm (UTC)
If Bombadil cannot ascertain the weather, it is doubtful that even a fancifully named pluviometer shall.

"For weather in that country was a thing that even Tom could not be sure of for long, and it would change sometimes quicker than he could change his jacket."
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[User Picture]From: lindseykuper
2008-11-10 11:04 pm (UTC)
Nerd.
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[User Picture]From: chadversary
2008-11-10 11:24 pm (UTC)
You betcha
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