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    Happy Groundhogs Day




    Groundhog Songs

    Joy To The World
    Tune = Joy To The World
    © 1991 by Don Halley
    Joy to the world! It's Groundhog's Day!
    May he glad tidings bring
    Let every cloud get in his way
    So that we may have spring
    So that we may have spring
    So that, so that we may have spring

    Phillip the Weather Groundhog
    Tune = Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    © 1991 by Don Halley

    You know Bambi and Lassie and Goofy and Winnie
    Smokey and Porky and Mickey and Minnie
    But do you recall the most famous mammal of all...
    Phillip the weather groundhog has a very chilly task
    And if you ever watch him, be sure to wear your ski mask
    All of the other groundhogs stay inside their cubbyholes
    They never help poor Phillip look for any shadows
    On the second of this month, Phillip comes to say
    "Winter with your arctic blasts, won't you go away at last"
    But if he sees his shadow, then we know that it will be
    Six weeks or maybe more, till the winter's history

    Hark! The Herald Groundhog Speaks

    Tune = Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    © 1999 by Don Halley

    Hark! the herald groundhog speaks
    Spring will come in six more weeks
    He's unearthed for us today
    Gathered round to hear him say
    Just this morning he did rise
    Wiped the sleep out of his eyes
    Then he looked for his shadow
    Found it at his feet below
    Hark! the herald groundhog speaks
    Spring will come in six more weeks

    In My Hole Again
    Tune = On the Road Again
    © 1991 by Don Halley
    In my hole again
    I just can't wait to be in my hole again
    The life I love is hiberating with my friends
    And I can't wait to be in my hole again

    Wheezy Sneezy Nose
    Tune = Achy Breaky Heart
    © 1993 by Don Halley

    You can tell my feet fur-lined boots are really neat
    Or you can tell my head to wear a hat
    You can tell my chin a beard will insulate the skin
    My hands that warm gloves are where it's at
    But don't tell my nose, my wheezy sneezy nose
    Just how long winter will last
    Cause if you tell my nose, my wheezy sneezy nose
    It might blow out another blast
    Achoooooooooooooooooooooooooo

    Groundhog
    Tune = Hound Dog
    © 1992 by Don Halley

    You ain't nothin but a groundhog, sleepin' all the time
    You ain't nothin but a groundhog, sleepin' all the time
    Well you ain't never seen a shadow and I think you must be blind
    You said you could forecast, I think that was just a line
    You said you could forecast, I think that was just a line
    Well you ain't never seen a shadow and I think you must be blind

    from Don Halley's Groundhog Page - http://ourworld.cs.com/DonaldRHalley/ghdsongs.htm


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    Re: Happy Groundhogs Day

    How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood all day?
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    Re: Happy Groundhogs Day

    What did the Groundhogs wife say when the light hit her eyes?

    Chuck, Turn that damn TV off and come back to bed!
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    Nary a Groundhog Day goes by that I don't think of (with smiles) good ol' Bill Murray.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daag Nabbott
    Nary a Groundhog Day goes by that I don't think of (with smiles) good ol' Bill Murray.
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    Re: Happy Groundhogs Day

    Groundhog Day….February 2nd brings groundhog day ...this tradition stems from the ancient belief that hibernating creatures were able to predict the arrival of spring by their emergence. This legend is based on an old Scottish couplet: "if Candlemas Day is bright and clear, there'll be two winters in the year." Candlemas is one of the four "cross quarters" of the year, occurring half way between the first day of winter and the first day of spring.

    German immigrants, known as the Pennsylvania Dutch, brought this tradition to America in the 18th century. The groundhog supposedly awakens from hibernation on February 2nd and if he sees his shadow he will return to his burrow for six more weeks of winter.

    Two Winters in Buffalo and Toronto !

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