Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 16:32:00 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: Wind-chill factor Impressionistically, I seem to recall "wind-chill index", quoted on winter weather reports in the Northeast and based on some forgotten algorithm, as predating the wind-chill factor, but I may be confusing it with its summer counterpart, the discomfort (heat x humidity) index. Not to say that one doesn't suffer some discomfort when it's 10 degrees and the wind is blowing. I wonder what the first citation of the mondegreen "windshield factor" is--we could let the Canadians claim that one, eh? Larry