“Slower Than a Sea Cow….Freezing Cold Desert ….. Like Fingernails on a Chalkboard”
Michael Phelps swims slower than a manatee. Yes, those big, plump “sea cows.” Phelps’ top swimming speed is six miles per hour. Manatees can top out at 20 miles per hour if they want to.
Antarctica is technically considered a desert . . . which makes it the largest desert on the planet.
The word “grima” describes the feeling you get when you hear fingernails on a chalkboard or a knife scratching a plate.