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Mary Poppins’s Worst Nightmare

It's Rainy!

With the National Weather Service warning us of flash floods and wind gusts of up to 70 mph, today was shaping up to be a terrible day for not only students, but umbrellas as well. Oh parasols protecting us from pernicious precipitation… we hardly had the chance to know each other. In fact, Bwog’s armchair mathematicians calculated that if the average umbrella costs $15, there is at least $270 worth of broken umbrellas in the pictures that follow.


At least some umbrellas found their way to safety…

– Images by AB, DH, MH, AK, ES

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  • well says:

    @well a pedestrian crossing sign was blown down on 116th and Bway. I’m surprised no one sent in a picture…

  • hungover from championship weekend says:

    @hungover from championship weekend This morning made me feel like one of the children of god.

  • OwlPower says:

    @OwlPower umbrella, ella, ella, ey ey
    There were some nice umbrellas thrown away too. what a pity…

    1. Ella says:

      @Ella god, how I hate that song.

    2. umber-ella says:

      @umber-ella i hate it so much now that i refuse to dance to it. i’ve lost more than one cute girl that way…

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous personally, I beat my umbrella back into submission.

    1. Anonymous says:

      @Anonymous as it should be. once those umbrellas get too uppity, they’ll start demanding rights and we can’t have that.

  • rip says:

    @rip umbrellas in trash can

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous the wind was epic.

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