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An open winter?

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So far, we've had what old-timers call an "open winter."

An open winter, if I understand the phrase right, means you can move about outdoors without attaching boards or tennis racquets to your feet.


If there is any snow at all in an open winter, there's not enough to blow or shovel.

Snowmobilers are frustrated by the openness of our winter thus far, but the ice fisherman seem fired up.

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