Groundhog Day Movie Poster


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    Saborlas

    I WONDER WHAT FUCKIN DAY IT IS

    tiki god

    it’s February 2nd, Groundhog Day is celebrated on this day.

    Jac

    February 2nd is halfway between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox, that day has been celebrated for thousands of years since at least the Druids, the idea being you made it halfway through Winter so you have a pretty good chance of living to see the Springtime.

    Gropegrope

    I took a meteorology course at university years ago. On Feb 2, the lecturer (who was a strange old hippy) gave a lecture on weather folklore and mythology and if any of it had a basis in reality. His take on Groundhog Day, was that it was actually based on real observations…and he had stats and science to back it up. He said if you take the number of hours of sunshine in the first week of February…and then graph it next to the average daily temperatures for the first week of March there was a strong correlation. A lot… Read more »