GROUNDHOG DAY.


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Groundhog Day is constantly celebrated on February 2. This is the day individuals look out ... On the off chance that he doesn't see his shadow, spring is right around the bend. ...
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GROUNDHOG DAY Written by Lin Donn Illustrated by Phillip Martin

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Modern Holidays – February 2 Groundhog Day is constantly celebrated on February 2 . This is the day individuals look out for groundhogs. Why?

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Ancient Roots – Weather Lore According to antiquated legend, if a groundhog leaves its tunnel and does not see his shadow, on the grounds that the day is shady, winter will soon end. In any case, if a groundhog sees his shadow, on the grounds that the climate is brilliant and clear, seeing his own shadow will panic him into ducking once again into his tunnel. That implies winter will proceed for 6 more weeks.

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Ancient Roots – Weather Lore There are numerous old superstitions that need to do with foreseeing the climate. Ranchers needed to plant seed securely without trepidation of ice. Anglers needed to maintain a strategic distance from perilous tempests adrift. In any case, there were no meteorologists in those days to help them. Estimating was done utilizing superstitions.

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Ancient Roots – Weather Lore Perhaps you\'ve heard some of these familiar adages: When the wind blows from the west, That\'s when angling is the best Red sky around evening time, mariner\'s enjoyment, Red sky at morning, mariners take cautioning If Candlemas be splendid and clear, there\'ll be two winters in the year.

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Ancient Roots – Weather Lore Many early individuals trusted these antiquated colloquialisms. Some likewise trusted that creatures had mysterious forces. The antiquated Egyptians trusted that felines could secure their homes. The old Celts trusted that groundhogs could anticipate the climate.

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Modern Holidays – February 2 In cutting edge times, individuals utilized these old superstitions to fabricate another occasion called Groundhog Day. That is the reason, on the enchanted day of February 2 nd every year, individuals say that if a groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter. In the event that he doesn\'t see his shadow, spring is right around the bend. The fact of the matter is – groundhogs can\'t foresee the climate. Be that as it may, it\'s an extremely fun occasion.

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