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2015-03-16 12:23:30

Vitale and world-renowned, prognosticating groundhog to make NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball Championship picks during bracket challenge NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-02-02 23:05:23

Anglo-American pet insurance technology specialists Aquarium Software is marking this year’s Groundhog Day (2 February) in the US by calling for an end to insurers making the same old mistakes

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2011-02-03 12:49:29

Punxsutawney Phil predicted that spring will come on time and NASA satellite data suggests that residents in more than one-third of the US are now anxious for the prediction to come true.

2011-02-03 00:00:40

"Groundhog Day" was a funny movie, but a serious and beneficial message can be drawn from the laughter. That lesson could improve the quality of the rest that everyone needs.

2011-01-31 14:13:00

NEW YORK, Jan 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- February 4, 1841 - from Morgantown, Berks County (Pennsylvania) storekeeper James Morris' diary..."Last Tuesday, the 2nd, was Candlemas day, the day on which, according to the Germans, the Groundhog peeps out of his winter quarters and if he sees his shadow he pops back for another six weeks' nap, but if the day be cloudy he remains out, as the weather is to be moderate." Every year, in the Punxsutawney town of Pennsylvania, the most famous "citizen,"...

2011-01-11 10:30:00

Unique Badge Available Via Shout from Anywhere in the World HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While waiting for Punxsutawney Phil's prognostication, Foursquare users can take steps to earn the inaugural "PA Groundhog Day" badge Feb.

2010-01-12 10:50:00

Feb. 2 Event Expected to Draw 30,000 Visitors to Pennsylvania Wilds Region HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.