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These days, it’s nice to be offered a question to which there is an objective answer.

What’s the temperature going to be like today?

It’ll be cool. You can wear long sleeves.”

Simple. Unless I’m addressing a person with some really weird medical issues or a bizarre desire to be very hot or very cold, I can rely on the fact that, let’s say, I know there’s going to be a high of 67 degrees today, and I can offer an answer which is helpful and accurate.