It's just a lot of fun," reasoned Rick Bellairs, a Groundhog Days
Punxsutawney Phil is held up for the crowd to see at Groundhog Day
yesterday in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Birmingham Bill is the groundhog for Groundhog Day
in Alabama, Staten Island Chuck is the official groundhog for the ritual in New York City while Shubenacadie Sam is the groundhog for the occasion in Canada, the report said.
Celebrated on February 2 in America and Canada, Groundhog Day
is a popular tradition which stems from the Pennsylvania Dutch, who thought that if a groundhog emerged from its burrow and saw a shadow, it would retreat into its den and winter would continue.
He said: "I thought I was hearing a ghost when I heard Leo, or that I was in Groundhog Day
because he sounded an awful lot like Bertie to me.
Prior to writing Groundhog Day
, Rubin had already sold his first feature screenplay, which would become the psychological thriller Hear No Evil (Robert Greenwald, 1993).
that she gets a little weaker with each new repetition (Time's running out; she's not caught in an endless loop, like in Groundhog Day
On Groundhog Day
, check out Punxsutawney Phil's weather prediction, but don't put away your winter jackets based on his prediction.
On Groundhog Day
there will be news reports across the nation, focusing on a grinning reporter holding up a groggy rodent.
The Inner Circle - a group of town elders who don top hats and tuxedos on Groundhog Day
each year to oversee the ceremony - were pleased with the result.
takes place each year on February 2, and this year marked Punxsutawney Phil's 127th prognostication.
falls each year on February 2, attracting large crowds.
And also don't forget to read this classic from the Times about how "the film has become a curious favorite of religious leaders of many faiths, who all see in Groundhog Day
a reflection of their own spiritual messages.
But how else do you expect Kipp to get your attention about another Groundhog Day
manager Ian Holloway admits it feels like they have been going through their very own Groundhog Day
during the recent cold snap.