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It’s So Hot …
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I saw the squirrels picking up nuts with a potholder.
Patsy Cheek | Via Facebook

Lizards are crawling in the fire to get under the shade of the skillet.
Gene Osborne, Wood County EC | Hainesville

I had to get in my hot tub to cool off.
Charles Bauch | Via Facebook

Popcorn’s poppin’ in the field.
Linda Higgs | Via Facebook

My chickens lay boiled eggs.
Karen Allison, Nueces EC | Robstown

You catch precooked fish.
Terri Harvey | Via Facebook

I left my new sunglasses on the dash and they melted.
Jane Patterson, Bowie-Cass EC | Bowie County

Chickens are laying hard-boiled eggs.
Sherry Crecraft Krupinski | Via Facebook

My body spots are moving around like a lava lamp.
Craig Massouh, Pedernales EC | Sattler

I don’t care how much electricity I use as long as I stay cool.
Cynthia Schultz Gray | Via Facebook

But thanks to San Bernard and air conditioning, we stay cool.
Alma Garrett, San Bernard EC | Hempstead

It substitutes for Tabasco.
Penny Haulman | Via Facebook

That besides frying an egg on the hood of my car, I can also cook a beef fillet medium well.
W. Grant Braly, Guadalupe Valley EC | Cuero

I’m glad it’s finally hot enough to complain about how hot it is.
Missie Hebert Landry | Via Facebook

Crop-dusters have to spray suntan lotion on our corn crop to keep it from popping in the field.
Pablo Sanchez, Magic Valley EC | Harlingen

The squirrels are splooting.
Nicole Flowers | Via Facebook

You could fry an egg on the sidewalk.
Karen Quisenberry, Tri-County EC | Weatherford

I have to put ice cubes in my washing machine just so my clothes don’t fade and shrink even when using the cold tap water.
Donna Smith Aaron | Via Facebook

I stayed in and watched Turner Classic Movies all day with my friend Johnnie Walker.
Anthony Piwetz, Nueces EC | Victoria

You need to eat jalapeños to cool down.
Jim Starnater | Via Facebook

My grandpa’s spit evaporates before it hits ground.
Jill Schreiber, Farmers EC | Wylie

As it should be. Remember February?
Don Radcliff | Via Facebook

I feel like a pregnant mouse in a wool sock.
John DeCecco, Pedernales EC | Blanco

The butterflies are melting.
Mary Austin, Deep East Texas EC | Nacogdoches

That I just made s’mores on a plate and set it outside to melt together.
Lisa Flowerree Bigon | Via Facebook

The cows are giving powdered milk.
Michael Duster, Pedernales EC | Georgetown

Even the sun stays 94.348 million miles away from Texas.
Bill Evans | Via Facebook

You can fry an egg on a car hood.
Barbara Wood, Lamar Electric | Cooper

I wish it were February 14, 2021.
Donna Faldyn | Via Facebook

Dad sold the kitchen stove, and Mom fries bacon and eggs right on the concrete patio.
Barbara Boyne, Pedernales EC | Lago Vista

That I’m moving to Seattle.
Jeff Freiwaldt | Via Facebook

The fire hydrants are chasing the dogs.
Barbara Haenel, Bluebonnet EC | San Marcos

I saw a dog chasing a cat, and they were both walking.
Elaine Byrne, Pedernales EC | Austin

The leaves on the trees are looking for a shady place to hang.
Linda Davis, Fannin County EC | Bonham

My chickens came out of the coop fried this morning.
Erin Jordan | Via Facebook

I saw the devil packing his car to return to hell because he said it’s too hot in Texas.
Rev. Anthony A.M. Pearson, Pedernales EC | New Braunfels

I’m making hot chocolate on the sidewalk.
Eugene Rutan | Via Facebook

The spots slid off my horse.
Brenda Stann, Grayson-Collin EC | Sherman

III’mmm mmmelllltttiiiiing!
Malinda Averill | Via Facebook

I feel like an enchilada straight from the oven.
Judy Brightman, Bandera EC | Boerne

My sneakers are sticking to the sidewalk.
Alan Hawkins | Via Facebook

I saw a dog chasing a cat and they were both walking.
Gary Fox, Guadalupe Valley EC | Seguin

The chickens lay fried eggs.
Mary Meadows | Via Facebook

You could put eggs in a pot of cold water on my roof and have hard-boiled eggs in 20 minutes.
Lonnie B. Johnson Sr., Deep East Texas EC | Atascocita

A cow is giving buttermilk.
Brenda Talley | Via Facebook

My makeup melts right off my face.
Susan Gibson, Wood County EC | Ben Wheeler

I want snow.
Jean Cutright Carotenuti | Via Facebook

You could run naked in the sprinklers.
Katrina Antu, Deep East Texas EC | Burkeville

My underwires melted.
Bette Tuomala Sayre | Via Facebook

Hell is a local call from here.
Carla Wills, Pedernales EC | Georgetown

Went fishing the other day, caught a bass that had two ticks on it.
Bill Francis | Via Facebook

The lizards are carrying sticks in their mouth, and at 10-foot intervals they put a stick down and climb on it to cool their feet.
Dwayne Overman, CECA | Eastland

I baked a loaf of bread in the mailbox.
Faith Warchol Gallant | Via Facebook

My father-in-law finally agrees with me that he did not have it worse as a kid.
Scott Janecek, Pedernales EC | Austin

I just watched a chain crawl out of the back of my hubby’s pickup and get in the shade.
Suzy Hall | Via Facebook

A picture of uncooked eggs will fry outside.
Leon Castaneda Jr., Panola-Harrison EC | Marshall

The squirrels are skinny-dipping in the birdbath.
Princess Shellann Bonner | Via Facebook

The devil even bumped the AC down 2 degrees.
John Reich, Pedernales EC | Cedar Park

My cucumbers have gotten bitter about it.
Jerome Johnston, Pedernales EC | Georgetown

Hell doesn’t come to Texas, but Californians will.
Lana Talbott, Pedernales EC | Cedar Park

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