Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous Marmota monax, has just predicted an early spring for this year:
But the Guardian’s empirical analyis reveals that, shockingly, groundhogs “do not have a good track record for accurate weather prediction”. (Why is it so often Englishmen who make it their job to battle the irrational beliefs of Americans?)
2. February 2011 at 12:01
all I can say is I hope you are right, mate!