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Entry from February 14, 2016
“It was so cold in New York the Statue of Liberty put the torch under her dress”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikipedia: Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. The copper statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor, was built by Gustave Eiffel and dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was a gift to the United States from the people of France. The statue is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. A broken chain lies at her feet. The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States, and was a welcoming sight to immigrants arriving from abroad.

Google Books
How to Hold Your Audience with Humor:
A Guide to More Effective Speaking

By Gene Perret
Cincinnati, OH: Writer’s Digest Books
1984
Pg. 175:
“It was so cold today that in New York the Statue of Liberty was holding the torch under her dress.”

Google Books
Secrets of Power Persuasion for Salespeople
By Roger Dawson
Franklin Lakes, N.J.: Career Press
2004
Pg. 306:
Today, Jay Leno says, “It was so cold in New York that the Statue of Liberty was holding the torch under her skirt.”

Twitter
Julie Hiltbrunner
‏@Silversmyth
It’s so cold that the Statue of Liberty put the torch up her skirt to keep warm.
8:01 AM - 4 Jan 2010

Twitter
Mitch Roschelle
‏@Mitch_Roschelle
@annakooiman @ffweekend @foxandfriends its from Johnny Carson: “it’s so cold in NYC the statute of Liberty stuck her torch up her dress”
6:53 AM - 21 Feb 2015

Twitter
Stephy
‏@theusagirl
Love what a random comedian said on @News12NJ @DaveCurren “The Statue of Liberty was so cold, that she put the torch under her dress.” ROFL
7:45 PM - 24 Feb 2015

Twitter
My_WHEY
‏@My_WHEY
It’s so cold that the Statue of Liberty put the torch INSIDE her dress.
10:20 AM - 13 Feb 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTime/Weather • Sunday, February 14, 2016 • Permalink


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