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iSon
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A quick chat with Herr Sput regarding the current atmospheric conditions reminded me of a great phrase regarding the humidity that I hadn't heard in a while.

"Oooohhh, it's a bit close."

What a fabulous phrase!

Now of course this thread could go one of a couple of ways. Either we discuss how close / muggy / clammy / sweaty it is or it becomes a discussion about those bizarre phrases that describe a situation perfectly but we're not completely sure why.

Or of course it could become a marriage of both to create one glorious super thread. You decide.
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MarkAshley
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I'd far rather discuss your FAB avatar personally...
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Gavin Scott
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I always took "close", as in humid, to be "close to rain", but I might be wrong. Its an oft used phrase round here.
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My favourite word to describe atmospheric conditions is 'dank'.
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Sput
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I have an air-conditioned office. Most of my co-researchers do not have air-conditioned offices.

I have declared their offices "Clammy"
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cdd
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OK, am I the only person who has never, ever heard this phrase?
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cdd wrote:OK, am I the only person who has never, ever heard this phrase?
No.
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Sput
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But you ARE The wrongest person to not hear it.
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I personally stick to close and muggy. Clammy can put rather unpleasant images in my head.
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