New Englanders' typical behaviour

without snow:

(The line numbers refer to the printed text handed out in class.)

➢ skating (but: bad at skating)

➢ ice hockey

➢ tottering along

➢ pretending to be worried

➢ no money in town

➢ half the town jobless

➢ water mains and house connections freeze

➢ brush teeth with gin

➢ advertising that golf course is open