publication date: Sunday, February 3, 2008 (part of Round XXXIII)

category: Fads

clue: Pennsylvania's most famous weatherman isn't a man at all.

explanation: Punxsutawney Phil is the groundhog at the center of the annual Groundhog Day event, where he is said to predict the end of winter. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, Sam Boyarsky, Jesse Vengrove, Joanne Martin, and Eric Wallhagen

trivia: This goo was published on Groundhog Day in 2008. Scott briefly considered running this goo repeatedly for several consecutive days.


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