Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring at Gobbler’s Knob

    The prognosticator of prognosticators sees an early end to the cold!

    Take a gander at the official proclamation from Groundhog.org:

     On this February 2nd, 2013,the One Hundred and Twenty Seventh Annual Trek of thePunxsutawney Groundhog Club at Gobbler’s Knob….Punxsutawney Phil, the King of the Groundhogs,Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators,Weather Prophet without Peer,was awakened from his borrow at 7:28 amwith a tap of the President’s cane.Phil and President Deeley conversed in Groundhogeseand Phil directed him to the chosen Prognostication scroll.The President tapped the chosen scroll anddirected Phil’s Prediction be proclaimed:My new Knob entrance is a sight to beholdLike my faithful followers, strong and boldAnd so ye faithful,there is no shadow to seeAn early Spring for you and me.

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