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The true meaning of ‘hotter than Hades’

July 31, 2011
The OBSERVER

Does anyone know what "hotter than Hades" really feels like? During the third week of July, much of the Midwest and Eastern States experienced a heat wave of temperatures hovering in the upper 90s to 100. Temperatures of over 100 degrees were predicted before a trip to Manassas, Va., for the 150th Civil War commemoration and battle reenactment of the First Bull Run during this same time. Although the family registered months earlier, it crossed this columnist's mind to stay back from this event because of the extreme heat. An excuse was, "You know, it's going to be hotter than Hades."

 
 

 

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