Elias: it’s also fucking hot in pittsburgh
like really hot
me: oh really?
i thought it was 75
thats what my computer says
its like 65 in maryland, it feels amazing
after 104 in delhi
Elias: haha ya I guess I can’t really complain about it being hot in pittsburgh
not to you atleast
me: yeah you really can’t
how hot is fucking hot?
Elias: probably low 80s. I don’t know I came inside after getting here and haven’t moved from under this fan since
Me: Is the weather getting good in Pittsburgh?
Molly, a good friend from Florida, who goes to Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) with me: Was…but all cold this week. Highs like 40
Molly: Not terrible. But we had a tease week of 60s.
Molly: It got up to like 72 and the whole campus stripped down. It was hilarious.
Molly: How hot is it there?
Me: Haha I love CMU sunbathers.
Me: About 100. All the time.
Molly: Oh man. That’s crazy.
Molly: Hating it or loving it?
Me: Hating the heat. It was great for the first few weeks, when I knew it was freezing at home.
Me: But it’s just really hard to take. Like, imagine living in Florida with no AC.
Molly: I can only imagine. Sounds awful.
Me: Ha, yeah right.
That’s a good one.
I wade into the ocean up to my knees, with my clothes on.
But like, I would not wear a bathing suit here.
Molly: Hmm you need one of those like swim dresses
Me: Haha yeah
A lot of them wear their salwar kameez into the water.
Molly: Man. you’re so cultured now
Me: Ha, you don’t even know
I’ve been wearing the bindi a bit as well
Molly: Really? cool
Ps. i had to look that up
Me: Ps. i tried to find a google image to send you
But the internet was too slow.
Note: All temperatures listed in Fahrenheit.
In Tamil Nadu, the climate is hot, hotter, hottest.
Dr. P.A. Sampathkumar, head of Asian Christian Studies Department, Pondicherry University
Basically, an ankle-length skirt for men, worn in southeast Asia. According to Wikipedia wisdom, it is particularly popular in regions where the heat and humidity create an unpleasant climate for trousers.