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Old 02-11-2018, 03:12 AM   #27
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Woodly has a point:
In 1742, Anders Celsius created a temperature scale which was the reverse of the scale now known by the name "Celsius":
0 represented the boiling point of water, while 100 represented the freezing point of water.

And if Jean-Pierre Christin and Carl Linnaeus hadn't inverted Celsius's original scale, the world would be different.
For example, we wouldn't have this lovely song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqDSmQ61OlM
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