12. Two Different States

A: People who live in California are crazy.

B: Why is that?

A: Because of all the earthquakes and fires.

B: But big earthquakes happen only once in a while.

A: Once in a while is once too many.

B: But you're right. There are a lot of fires.

A: A recent fire destroyed 85 homes.

B: Still, it's safer than Florida.

A: Florida doesn't have earthquakes or fires.

B: No, Florida just has hurricanes every year from June to October.

A: But most of those hurricanes are harmless.

B: Excuse me. Hurricane Andrew destroyed 30,000 homes!