Here Is a Very Rude Promotional Stunt

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According to the Associated Press, this is a woman named Elissa Landi, who “does her bit to lure sun-seekers to Miami Beach, Florida on Feb. 5, 1960 by holding up a personalized thermometer which shows a 78 degree temperature.” Now that’s just rubbing the rest of the country’s nose in a sad cold pile of muddy slush.

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Guess there’s something ruder than plastering the Herald Square subway station in ads for the beaches of St. Petersburg, Florida, after all.

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Contact the author at kelly@jezebel.com.

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Back when I lived in Florida I was completely unprepared for the random “HEY ITS ACTUALLY WINTER BTW” days. They aren’t common but when they strike it will definitely be on the day you cant find your warm clothes