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10 Best Groundhog Day Quotes


Groundhog Day an annual celebration of Puxsutawney Phil's famed weather prediction. The event is held on February 2 at Gobbler's Knob in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania. Since 1887, many people have gathered at the Gobbler's Knob to see first hand if Phil sees his shadow and if six more weeks of winter weather are in store. Here are the 10 Best Groundhog Day Quotes:

1. "The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears."
Bill Vaughn

2. "The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it."
Patrick Young

3. "There's only one day the whole long year, that I hope and pray the sun won't appear.
The second of February, you all know, the groundhog goes searching for his shadow.
If he should find it, the story is told, we'll have six more weeks of winter's cold.
But if it's cloudy, his shadow's not there. There'll soon be warm weather and days will be fair.
So please, Sun, for just this one day, find a big dark cloud - and stay away!"
Unknown Author

4. "Mr. Groundhog in the ground.
Pop your head up, look around.
Do you see your shadow?
Look up high and look down low.
Mr. Groundhog in the ground.
Pop your head up, look around."
Unknown Author

5. "See the little groundhog,
Furry and brown.
See the little groundhog,
Look all around.
If he sees his shadow,
down he goes.
There's more winter,
Little Groundhog knows."
Unknown Author

6. "I'm a little groundhog,
Furry and brown.
When winter comes
I sleep underground.
I'm curled up
As cozy as can be.
When it's spring,
Please wake me."
Unknown Author

7. "Groundhog, Groundhog, popping up today.
Groundhog, Groundhog, can you play?
If there is no shadow, you can stay.
Groundhog, Groundhog, popping up today.
Groundhog, Groundhog, can you play?
Unknown Author

8. "Wake up, Groundhog.
Time to see
What the weather's
Going to be.
Time to stretch,
Time to think,
Time to eat,
And time to drink.
Wake up Groundhog,
Time to see
What the weather's
Going to be!"
Unknown Author

9. "The funny little groundhog
Digs a home in the fall,
And hides there all winter
Rolled up in a ball.
On February 2nd
He comes out of there
To look at the sky
And to sniff the air."
Unknown Author

10. "This is pitiful. A thousand people, freezing their butts off, waiting to worship a rat. What a hype. Well they used to mean something in this town, they used to pull the hog out and they used to eat it. You're hypocrites! All of ya! You got a problem with what I'm saying, Larry? Untie your tongue and you come out here and talk, huh? Am I upsetting you, Princess? You know you want a prediction about the weather, you're asking the wrong Phil. I'll give you a prediction. It's gonna be cold, it's gonna be gray, and it's gonna last you the rest of your life."
Bill Murray in the film "Groundhog Day"

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