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It’s a good question: Which groundhog’s prediction is to be the final word in the battle for Grundsaudaag supremacy?
In the same way I root for Belsnickel over Santa Klaus, I’m inclined to root for Octoraro Orphie (or Poor Richard, Dover Doug, Mount Joy Minnie et. al.) over the all- powerful Punxsutawney Phil.
Many people are aware that the American tradition of Groundhog Day, or Grundsaudaag, has it's origins in Pennsylvania Dutch folk culture. But the practice of using an animal to predict the weather for ...
Upstaging Punxsutawney Phil by almost a week, Berks County's furry weather prognosticator, Oscar the Groundhog, says winter's far from over.
As told to his confidant, Lester Miller of Greenwich Township, Oscar ...
Groundhog Day and The Pennsylvania Dutch
Oscar the Groundhog’s predicts more winter, plowable snow in February
VIDEO | Groundhog Day in Pennsylvania – Grundsaudaag in Pennsylvaani (2015)