In this episode, Amy delves into the cold and wet with “winter“, and Ryan learns what happens when you combine a Greek letter with a sort of early missile with “Christmas“.

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One comment on “Episode 119: Christmas Winter

  1. Dan says:

    My favorite part of negative (minus) 40 as a temperature is that it is the same in Celsius and Fahrenheit. So we Americans can at least understand, hahahaha!

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