From: William Benzon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 11 Apr 2006 - 17:23:59 GMT
on 4/11/06 12:50 PM, Douglas Brooker at email@example.com wrote:
> you'd know it soon as you touch it. it also has a real distinctive
> sound/feel when you pack it. like a hearing a sound with the sense of
> touch. strange. Canadian kids (many/most?) can tell straight away when
> they look out the window and see snow falling whether it's 'good'
> packing snow. Of course I only speak about English Canada - don't ask
> about the Quebecois term.
I grew up in Western Pennsylvania in the 50s and 60s and know about packing
snow. That's what we called it too.
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