‘It’s hotter than _____ today.’

    Anyone feel a little bruised today? Because that sun sure has been beating down on us. And at night, the residual heat reflecting back from concrete and stone and bricks that have been lapping up the heat all day, there is hardly any relief.

    We’re probably going to bust 100 degrees on Saturday. And it doesn’t look like we can expect much better until maybe Monday, when temps plummet to a balmy … ahem … 86 degrees.

    Well, if you can’t beat it, folks, complain about it. There are countless colorful ways to describe the extreme heat. What’s your favorite?

    Give us your best metaphor in the comments below. “It’s hotter than _____ today.”

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    Here are  couple of examples. It’s hotter than…

    sitting on a SEPTA train heater in the winter time
    a habañero in orbit around the sun
    steam-cleaning your clothes while you’re wearing them 

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