Frazz by Jef Mallett for September 29, 2023

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    Rhetorical_Question   7 months ago

    The blonde looks confused with the answer?

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    GreasyOldTam  7 months ago

    Hurricane season ends in November. Which is great for me, since I live in California. Of course, wildfire season never ends here.

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    GiantShetlandPony  7 months ago

    Being from the USA, I’ve always measured summer to be from Memorial Day, until Labor Day.

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    Gizmo Cat  7 months ago

    For me, summer starts the day that it’s warm enough to go to the lake and stay there all day. And ends when it gets to cold to do that. The start can be anywhere between April and June. Usually ends by September, although I am hoping this Sunday will be warm enough for a last visit.

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    Ichabod Ferguson  7 months ago

    Perspective is the difference between a wide-angle lens and a telephoto.

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    elbow macaroni  7 months ago

    The equinox is not a matter of perspective – it’s fact.

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    goboboyd  7 months ago
    “How I ruined my summer vacation.” Semantics.
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    wgaboda  7 months ago

    Summer begins with the solstice, ends with the equinox

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    Jhony-Yermo  7 months ago

    Well some say summer begins Jun 1, and ends August 31. Meteorological Summer.

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    holdenrex  7 months ago

    I’ve come to prefer the pagan calendar which puts each season’s respective solstice or equinox in the middle of the season. Thus Summer begins with May Day (Beltane), peaks at Midsummer (Summer Solstice) and ends with Lammas (Aug 1).

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    calliarcale  7 months ago

    It’s the time when you put away the lawnmower and make sure your snowblower is working. :-)

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    hmofo813 Premium Member 7 months ago

    She means the solstice, around June 22, which weathermen on teevee call the ‘first day of summer.’ Which raises the question of how Midsummer Day is also right around June 22.

    Where I grew up (a farming community), teachers taught kids that fall begain September first, Winter began December first, and so for four three-month seasons. That makes far more sense that the solstices and equinoces with respect to weather.

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  7 months ago

    Don’t be ridiculous. Summer is the period of time when I have an air conditioner in my window.

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    trainnut1956  7 months ago

    Perspective is when the railroad tracks meet on the horizon. And most places don’t have hurricanes and tornados, so, yes, summer begins and ends at the equinoxes.

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    T Smith  7 months ago

    But Summer begins with a Solstice, and ends with an Equinox.

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    snowedin, now known as Missy's mom Premium Member 7 months ago

    Perspective isn’t a ‘when’, it’s a what.

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    marvandin  7 months ago

    Summer actually starts after the June solstice!

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    unfair.de  7 months ago

    If a teacher gives an answer that makes every student think she did an awesome job.

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    EMGULS79  7 months ago

    Nope. As a kid, it begins when the dismissal bell rings after the last class on the last day of school, and ends at bedtime on the day before the first day of school (and actually, it half-ends on the day(s) you get dragged shopping to try on new stiff tight uncomfortable school clothes). As an adult (at least for me) it begins on the first day it’s warm enough that I no longer have to put a shirt on to go running in the morning, and it ends on the last day before I once again do.

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