# TIL

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last posted May 4, 2016, 1:26 a.m.

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The Celsius temperate scale was originally reversed, with 0º at the boiling point of water and 100º at the freezing point.

It was flipped to the direction we know now after a couple of years, after Celsius had died (although numerous people seem to have independently developed it).

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