So, since our furnace is set to 61 F, or 16 C, I'm good for a bottle of wine, but I still want to wear mittens when I work at the computer.
Definitions of Room Temperature on the Web:
This is an often quoted figure of around 20°C.
used colloquially to mean the ordinary temperature one is accustomed to find in dwellings. Technically it can mean the temperature of (l) a room in which a refrigerator is being operated or tested; (2) a room being conditioned for the occupant's comfort
It's the temperature at which red wine is served. A hundred years ago homes were much cooler and room temperature was 16 -17°C, which is ideal for wine.
the normal temperature of room in which people live
Room temperature, in laboratory reports, is taken to be roughly 21–23 degrees Celsius (70–73 degrees Fahrenheit), or 294–296 kelvins. The "standard" room temperature is 22 °C (72 °F or 295 K).
If I turn the heat up, and *gasp* forget to turn it back down before my honey gets home, I have to deal with the ensuing argument. So I just don't bother, and try to type faster to keep the blood flowing.
Am I alone in this?