My weekend was pretty cool. Good times...and all that jazz....
But one thing made for a very cool moment Saturday morning. With a quick pic on the iPhone, I saved it for my mammoirs.
Yeah, clouds. Big whoop, right? Yeah, really. Big whoop. Big. C-cup, maybe?
Seeing them was really quite something. I was there with another fellow. Between the two of us, we knew this cloud formation had an interesting name, but we couldn't get it., despite our attempts to say abreast of nature vocabulary. Our "mammeries" must have been failing us.
While the exact mechanism still has not been explained to the satisfaction of all, mammatocumulus clouds are quite a sight. A-pair-ently, the name derives from the Latin mammo meaning "breast" or "udder" while cumulus means "cloud." They take on a round, sagging nature very much like a ..... awwww, come on, do I really need to explain this?