OC Fair: The Mad dogs and Englishmen strategy
The heat has been wilting the attendance numbers at the OC Fair, so the Fair, concerned that Noël Coward may have gotten it right when he claimed that only "Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun" and realizing that the rabid and the British form a very limited fair-going demographic, is making a special effort to attract locals who value a bargain more than their core body temperatures. So, if like Coward's Englishmen you "detest-a siesta", you can print out a coupon (here) for half-price admission. The offer is only good till Friday. And the coupon is only good during from noon-4pm, the hours favored by mad dogs and those from the land of mad cows.
So, enjoy the Fair, and if the heat starts to get to you, just sing along with the great Noël (a 30 second clip at the link will give you the tune):
In tropical climes there are certain times of day When all the citizens retire to tear their clothes off and perspire. It's one of the rules that the greatest fools obey, Because the sun is much too sultry And one must avoid its ultry-violet ray. The natives grieve when the white men leave their huts, Because they're obviously, definitely nuts!
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