It appears that the drum line has been replaced by the protesting signage line.
If you put the onion rings in the middle, you can say it’s art.
The beauty of a high/low book—have something of interest, and you can increase their reading ability.
Amelia, just wait until you grow up and the really interesting comments on your red hair start up!
“Tea cup” was a cooking measurement in use—a “tea cup” at that time was 6 oz and could be used as a liquid or solid measure. The original designations (yes, they’ve changed and/or been added to for the past 150 years or so) were used by telegraphers in conjunction with the nascent National Weather Service. Until weather satellites were in use, Telegraph offices and ships at sea would provide the current weather conditions.
Here’s a copy of the National Weather Service hail size chart (in the article). The reason they use these items to describe the sizes is to provide an easily understood common description. https://www.kxan.com/weather/weather-blog/in-depth-what-it-takes-to-produce-baseball-size-hail/
Close—there are weather services that supply to newscasts “local” meteorologists who really aren’t local. Besides giving the forecast they know the names of the news anchors, the advertisers, and how to throw the broadcast back to the news anchors.
My car notifies me every time it’s under 38F/3.3C. A big federal safety yellow-orange with a snowflake in the middle shows up on the dash and a temperature announcement stays at the top of the console screen. I have no idea why 38F was picked for the “oh no—it’s cold!” temperature because it has to get and stay colder than that in Bavaria.