What does a cloud feel like to the touch?

Dear Cecil:

What does a cloud feel like to the touch?

Cecil replies:

Cecil replies:

Like a funeral director’s handshake, B.P.–cold and clammy. But why are you asking me? Chances are you’ve already felt a cloud. It’s called fog, which is nothing more than a cloud at ground level.

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