Beautiful Clouds East of Florence

These clouds are what my late grandpa used to call "dunder bumpers". These were taken in or near Old Town Florence this afternoon. 03/07/2013

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Kim says ... on Wednesday, Mar 13 at 12:41 PM

How cool! I kinda like the Dutch names, too....(:

themom51 says ... on Wednesday, Mar 13 at 11:44 AM

Here's more: the original Santa's reindeer names of "Donner and Blitzen" (German for "thunder and lightning") were "Donder and Blixem" (Dutch for "thunder and lighting"). Most Dutch and German words are used interchangeably since they are neighbors.

Kim says ... on Tuesday, Mar 12 at 10:09 PM

Now that is trivia like that....(:

themom51 says ... on Tuesday, Mar 12 at 8:20 PM

Thanks Kim! Grandpa was German. "Dunder" is germanic for thunder.

Kim says ... on Monday, Mar 11 at 4:47 PM'd he come up with "dunder bumpers"...something to do with thunder..?

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