Links: 2009-02-02

Happy Groundhog Day. By the way, the word on the street is that Germans who came over to Pennsylvania wanted to use hedgehogs in this mythical are-we-going-to-have -six-more-weeks-of-winter ritual. But, because there are no hedgehogs, they used groundhogs. This could be totally made-up rubbish, but that’s my contribution.

By, the way Punxatawney Phil saw his damn shadow. Winter is in full effect, as Londoners will attest.

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Happy Groundhog Day. By the way, the word on the street is that Germans who came over to Pennsylvania wanted to use hedgehogs in this mythical are-we-going-to-have -six-more-weeks-of-winter ritual. But, because there are no hedgehogs, they used groundhogs. This could be totally made-up rubbish, but that’s my contribution.

By, the way Punxatawney Phil saw his damn shadow. Winter is in full effect, as Londoners will attest.

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