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They were beautifully dressed in the voluminous white robes of their monastery, waiting for the light to change.

And they were deep in discussion of the sweltering heat and air-conditioning.

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They were beautifully dressed in the voluminous white robes of their monastery, waiting for the light to change.

And they were deep in discussion of the sweltering heat and air-conditioning.

Growing up asked an older female realative how nuns could stand wearing all those clothes (traditional habits now long gone), during hot weather. She shot back "they're cooler than you or me...".

When you think about it men and women in middle eastern cultures, Africa, India, etc.... all wear long flowing robes with or without headgear and the stifling heat of those countries in summer hardly seems to phase them at all.

Noel Coward long ago sussed this out:




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BifLPGi4X6A
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