Merchant of Venice

(Not So) Balmy Chicago

“Don’t Worry, They’re From Minnesota” If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? –Shakespeare, “Merchant of Venice” What recalls the quote above is Chicagoans’ assumptions — OK, my relatives’ — about how Minnesotan fare in very cold weather. While...
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