Posts tagged: Groundhog Day

A photo of Punxsutawney Phil, furry and cute and silver-brown

Groundhog Day 2021: Phil ‘Saw His Shadow’

Punxsutawney Phil, the “weather-predicting” groundhog who lives in a “tree stump” on “Gobbler’s Knob,” has done “it” again in 2021. He “saw his shadow,” was “frightened,” and thereby “predicted” six …..

Photo of groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, behing held up by a handler for cameras

Groundhog Prediction 2018: Six More Weeks of Winter

Punxsutawney Phil, that Greta Garbo-like recluse, has made his prediction for 2018. The news is bad: Punxsutawney Phil appeared just long enough to see his shadow, and that means six …..

Photo of Punxsutawney Phil being held in the air by a man in a top hat, in front of a sign reading GOBBLER'S KNOB

Punxsutawney Phil 2016: Hipster Groundhog Predicts an Early Spring

EARLY SPRING! #groundhogday2016 — Punxsutawney Phil (@GroundhogClub) February 2, 2016 An early spring is on the way, Punxsutawney Phil tweeted this morning. He didn’t see his shadow, which naturally means …..

Punxsutawney Phil to Earth: Drop Dead

Punxsutawney Phil decides to sock it to the decent citizens of the world with six more weeks of ice-cold misery.

Death to Punxsutawney Phil?

The beloved groundhog has been sentenced to death in Ohio for falsely predicting an early spring.

Punxsutawney Phil 2011: No Shadow

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow this morning.  That means an early spring, if you believe in a groundhog’s ability to predict the weather.

Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow

It’s over. Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his den this morning and, in a rock-star ritual enhanced with texting, predicted six more weeks of winter.

2009: Phil Sees His Shadow

Six more weeks of winter. Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow.Phil also slipped in a slightly clumsy promo for the local football team:”Hear Ye Hear YeOn Gobbler’s Knob this glorious Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, 2009 Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers…Proclaimed that his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers were World Champions one more time