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    Groundhog Day

    Robert, will you tell us whether a groundhog will crawl out of its burrow today? Please, I am waiting with impatience.
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    The deal is not whether or not the groundhog crawls out of its burrow. The deal is whether or not it sees its shadow. Unfortunately, I no longer remember whether seeing its shadow or not seeing its shadow means that there will be six more weeks of Winter.

    I didn't want to leave you with incomplete information so I googled it. If it sees its shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbogaard View Post
    The deal is not whether or not the groundhog crawls out of its burrow. The deal is whether or not it sees its shadow.
    Thanks nbogaard! I've heard something about the shadow also, but as I understood, if it sees its shadow it goes back to the burrow? Otherwise, how will you know that it has seen its shadow?
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    Groundhog Day

    I really don't know but this is what I got from Wikipedia when I googled groundhog day:

    "Groundhog Day is a holiday celebrated on February 2. It is held in the United States and Canada. According to folklore, if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day fails to see its shadow, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter will soon end. If on the other hand, the groundhog sees its shadow, the groundhog will supposedly retreat into its burrow, and winter will continue for six more weeks."

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbogaard View Post
    if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day fails to see its shadow, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter will soon end. If on the other hand, the groundhog sees its shadow, the groundhog will supposedly retreat into its burrow, and winter will continue for six more weeks."
    And here is the answer.
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    In moscow in zoo it (he) had seen a shadow for 2 second, then he went to his mink and fall a sleep.
    not only s.t happens!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tvadim133 View Post
    In moscow in zoo it (he) had seen a shadow for 2 second, then he went to his mink and fall a sleep.
    What else did you expect from Russian animals? Let's wait what American ones will do.
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    Agree! American animals know and see everything better!
    not only s.t happens!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tvadim133 View Post
    Agree! American animals know and see everything better!
    At least groundhogs - I have written that they are "widely distributed in North America and common in the northeastern and central United States". So, we have only marmots, but not groundhogs. Therefore, it doesn't count.
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    OlgaT hijacks thread ideas !

    Quote Originally Posted by OlgaT View Post
    Robert, will you tell us whether a groundhog will crawl out of its burrow today? Please, I am waiting with impatience.

    Honey, I had already made a thread about sunrise Feb 2nd Groundhog Day; along with links to the Wing Bowl and Mummers ... plus a very tasty groundhog recipe

    http://www.expat.ru/forum/expat-cafe...ndhog-day.html



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    Quote Originally Posted by robertmf View Post

    Honey, I had already made a thread about sunrise Feb 2nd Groundhog Day; along with links to the Wing Bowl and Mummers ... plus a very tasty groundhog recipe

    http://www.expat.ru/forum/expat-cafe...ndhog-day.html

    Honey, I didn't notice your thread when I posted mine - it might have been somewhere too low in the list. I am sorry very much.
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    Dear moderators! Can you please delete my thread. Thanks so much in advance!
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    Well, he saw his shadow so another 6 weeks of winter. But he always sees his shadow because of all the camera lights. So we are doomed to perpetual winter!! LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlgaT View Post
    Honey, I didn't notice your thread when I posted mine - it might have been somewhere too low in the list. I am sorry very much.

    "Never apologize" -- John Wayne

    Kak skazat po-Russki ??

    Just don't do it again

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    Quote Originally Posted by robertmf View Post

    "Never apologize" -- John Wayne

    Kak skazat po-Russki ??

    Just don't do it again

    haahahhahaahhaahhaahhahaha I'll bet you sound like Russian ?zhenshchina?

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    Quote Originally Posted by OlgaT View Post
    Kak skazat Flipping the bird is not an answer. Do you know the "Italian salute" ?


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