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Groundhog Day

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According to the legend, on groundhog day, February 2nd, if the groundhog comes out of hibernation and sees its shadow, then winter will last another 6 weeks.
Groundhog Day Europeans do not have an equivalent of Groundhog Day. In Canada and the US, Ground Hog Day is a silly annual festival, held in late winter, to 'predict" how soon Spring will come to the area, Groundhog Day in the US (as seen in the Bill Murray film) is 2nd February. Early in the …
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Go on a "no yeast diet" and this requires you to see a naturopathic doctor to monitor your intake of food. Breads, buns, pastas, etc., will have to come out of your diet and fruits, veggies and certain meats are required. Wheats of course are in there. Don't try this on your own because a naturopath…
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The name of the Groundhog is Punxsutawney Phil.
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Answer Yes. In about 5 billion years from now. You and I won't be there when it happen. So why worry? = End of planet Earth = From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The end of planet Earth refers to theories of when the Earth either completely ceases to exist as a planet or becomes uninhabi…
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See Related Links See the Related Links for "Chanelling" to the bottom for the answer. new answer I don't really think so. The responsibility is still ours to prove the validity of any information we take in by checking it out through our experiences. I suspect that most channellers have the …
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Texas became a state in 1845 and in 1861, Texas succeeded from the union during the Civil War. In 1900, a hurricane killed more than 6,000 people and destroyed the town of Galveston in Texas.
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No the earth will not end because how can they predict exactly what date is it and why.
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Groundhog Day Fair MusicPennsylvania Polka  Groundhog Day Fair MusicPennsylvania Polka
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Around the fifth century, the European Celts believed that animals had supernatural powers at certain times of the year. Folklore from Europe indicated that animals, such as bears and groundhogs, if they came out of hibernation too early; would be frightened by their shadow and retreat back inside f…
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A shirt or tank top with shorts, tennis shoes or flip flips. Try to be colorful it is Summer!
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It is a German name.
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What is a groundhog?
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Yes! Of course it does. If not, we would not have groundhog day!
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Most equine veterinarians spend their days examining, vaccinating and treating horses. The proportion of time spent on the individual activities will vary depending upon the specific practice the equine vet is in - a referral center, based at a track or showbarn, in ambulatory practice, etc.
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Groundhog Day is on February 2.
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woodchuck
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October 2 is National Custodial Workers Recognition Day
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Because the temperature changes and the dew point is dependent on the temperature.
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Groundhog Day is a North American holiday where many believe that if a groundhog sees his shadow, winter will continue longer, and if it doesn't, that we'll have an early spring. The most well known celebration of Groundhog Day happens in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania where crowds wait for Punxsutawne…
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A groundhog would hog as much ground as a groundhog COULD if a groundhog could hog ground.
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Groundhog day falls on February 2 every year.
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Pennsylvania's earliest settlers celebrated Candlemas day which ment if the sun shined that day there would be 6 more weeks of winter. then it turned into the shadow and the ground hog
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For 2011, there was no shadow, Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early Spring.
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in the fifth century
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Tradition holds that if the groundhog sees his shadow, we'll have six more weeks of winter. If he does not, we will have an early spring (in about a month and a half).The answer above says that it will be a month and a half i he doesnt see his shadow, or six weeks if he does. Six weeks and a month a…
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According to tradition, if the groundhog does not see his shadow, we will have an early spring. If he does see his shadow (which scares him back into hibernation), we should expect another six weeks of winter.
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According to the StormFax Almanac the groundhog's seasonal forecasting accuracy is somewhat low. Punxsutawney Phil's winter prognostications have been correct only 39% of the time.
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no i didn't think groundhogs are right
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Punxsutawney, PA. Punxsutawney Borough which is the home of Punxsutawney Phil.
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Punxsutawney, Pa.
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Groundhog Day is a holiday celebrated in United States and Canada on February 2. In weather lore, if a groundhog, also known as a woodchuck, marmot, or ground squirrel, emerges from its burrow on this day and fails to see its shadow because the weather is cloudy, winter will soon end. If on the o…
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It originated from Germany.It was originally a muscrat or gopher.However, once they coudlnt find any, they decided on a groundhog.
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Punxsutawney Phil is the name of the famous Groundhog who predicts the weather. He resides in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
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It was a German custom started in Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th century.German Farmers in the 15 and 16th century!
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Yes, he had 3 brothers named Edgar, Frank and Mack and a sister Willa Mae. Jackie was the youngest in the family. Mack took 3rd in the 100 meter dash in the 1938 Olympics
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Jack Roosevelt Robinson, known widely as Jackie Robinson, was the youngest of five children. He had three older brothers and one older sister.
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Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2 in the United States and Canada.
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a groundhog's habitat is anywhere they can have sex.
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The Pennsylvania town that is home to the famous weather forecasting groundhog is Punxsutawney. Groundhog Day is on February 2nd every year.
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No, its a myth.
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Candlemas Candlemas is a Christian holiday celebrated annually on February 2. It celebrates three occasions according to Christian belief: the presentation of the child Jesus; Jesus' first entry into the temple; and it celebrates the Virgin Mary's purification (mainly in Catholic churches).
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you should go outside and just have fun but you should wear stuff that will cool you off.
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The famous weather-prognosticating groundhog (a rodent) Phil lives in a burrow in the Borough of Punxsutawney, which is located about 85 northeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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February
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It was a GERMAN custom started in PENNSYLVANIA in the 18th and 19th century
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groundhogs day doesn't really have a drawn symbol, the symbol is most likely punzsutawney Phil
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Because then we'll know whether we will have six more weeks of winter or an early spring.
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Feb. 2nd
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Groundhog's Day always falls on February 2.
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Punxsutawney Phil
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The movie Groundhog Day was called in Canada Le jour de la marmotte so I imagine that's how they call it in French. FYI: Since Groundhog Day is a North American tradition, in France the movie Groundhog Day was called Un jour sans fin (A day with no end)
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February 4, 1841
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because it is just a fun way to tell you that six more weeks of winter
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Punksatony Phil
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Yes, school is in session on Groundhog Day.
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groundhog day is celebrated and considered on of the famous occasion and it is celebrated on February 2nd every year
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No, Groundhog Day is an American tradition that started in 1887.
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Hi, Im Joe and Im an idiot that got on my dad's computer!
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It is Phil that is the name of the 1st groundhog.
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Groundhog Day started in 1887 but its origins are unclear. Some believe the tradition came from European lore which believed a badger could predict the weather. February 2 is on Candlemas Day and according to an old English song, "If Candlemas be fair and bright, come, winter, have another flight."…
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February 2nd. Halfway point of winter.
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old folklore and tradition
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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, It's a borough rather than a city.
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Groundhog Day takes place in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, USA
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there wont be six weeks of winter
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The tradition of Groundhog Day started in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on 2 February 1887.
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Groundhog Day is celebrated on February 2
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Yes. We do have 6 more weeks of winter sorry...
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because it is the first day for the groundhog to come out of its hole and not be afraid of its shadow.
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it is a European "culture" and people follow it here because we have descendants over in usa.the groundhog symbolizes the changing of winter into spring.this year the groundhog saw its shadow, so 6 more weeks of winter!i could live with that(:
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Punxsutawney Phil. Punxsutawney is the city in Pennsylvania where the groundhog resides.
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Although Groundhog day began to be celebrated in North America during the 18th and 19th centuries (most historians say it began in 1887) it has been celebrated in Europe for hundreds or thousands of years before that. The original weather wise animal was a badger or sacred bear but for convenience, …
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42 days/6 weeks Edit: This answer couldn't be more wrong. Think about it this way....in Phil's time reliving Groundhog Day, he learned intimate details about everybody in the Tip Top Cafe, he learned to ice sculpt, he learned to play the piano, and he learned French, among other things. You couldn'…
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not very
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It originated with ancient European lore which thought that badgers could predict weather.
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Groundhogs day is the only holiday to celebrate a animal.
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Punxsutawney Phil http://www.groundhog.org/
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Yes, James Garfield made it a national holiday.
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Think around James Garfield's timeOr more exactly, On Feb. 2, 1887
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Supernatural is now on every Thursday at 9pm.
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Candlemas
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so that they can see how ground hogs live there lives
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if you'retalking about the groundhog then it means bad weather.
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Well, it is truly everyday!
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it looks like a furry little creature.it has lot of fur around it. ANS2:There is a picture of Punxsutawney Phil (the one without the hat) at the link below. He is one of the more famous groundhogs.
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Meat. They are strict vegetarians.
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Groundhog Day is on Tuesday February 2,2012.
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Punxsutawney is the city in Pennsylvania where the groundhog, Puxsutawney Phil, resides.
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Punxsutawney, PA, USA
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August 4th is sister's day and September 4th is women's day but there is no girl's day that I know of. sorry
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