White pioneer to Indian: how cold are the winters around here? Indian: cold, lots of snow. Three weeks later. White man: what do you think this winter will be like? Indian: colder than thought, much ice, deep snow bad wind. One month later. White man: what's you prediction for winter now? Indian: worse winter ever White man (getting frustrated): how do you know it's going to be such a bad winter? Indian: simple. White man cut much fire wood.