Sunday, February 2, 2014

Fact of the Day: Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is an American holiday where tradition says if a groundhog sees its shadow in the morning that there will be six more weeks in winter has its origin in Pennsylvania. Many celebrations in modern-day Pennsylvania are still spoke entirely in Pennsylvania Dutch. 

24 comments:

  1. Yae for the groundhog! We always had fun with him in Chicago in February.

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  2. I suppose if the shadow is seen, people believe!

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  3. I enjoyed the Groundhog Day film very much. Now I know some more about it, thanks to your post.

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  4. Is it today the day? I hope the groundhog bring you good news and spring come early, heheh. Kisses:)

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  5. I hope Punxsutawney Phil doesn't see his shadow....:P

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  6. We have groundhog day here too. Hope spring come soon!

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  7. It's such a strange tradition. Happy Sunday!

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  8. I hear Phil the groundhog's predicted a long winter! Oh dear! Take care
    x

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  9. Wow! What he said???
    Maybe ask him about Russia winter))
    Love it and thanks for sweet comments!
    Moscow blogger by Marina Maximova, Московский блоггер Марина Максимова
    https://afinaskaterblogspotcom.blogspot.com

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  10. I love magical animals who foretell the future for us!

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  11. so what did the groundhog have to say this year?

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  12. What a strange tradition...Happy sunday Adam! Baci Lucy www.tpinkcarpet.com

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  13. So weird any one would make such a thing up

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  14. Beautiful picture of the beautiful creature.

    Gr. Tinie

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  15. Oh Oh! It's a brilliantly sunny day here, so we are doomed for more heaps of snow! Take care!

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  16. Thanks for your sweet comment!
    Great tradition!

    Have a wonderful week,
    -Kati

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  17. I doubt if groundhogs can predict the end of winter, but it's a fun tradition.

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  18. We've heard of Groundhog day but never really knew what the tradition behind it was. Now we do!!

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  19. I love this Little guy but I Heard he say more Winter!!!

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  20. I'm sure we'll be feeling the cold and snow well into April. Meh!

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