(photo from shopsnohomish.com)
How come I never heard about this before?!
This is too cool. Out Washington (the state) way it seems they use a frog instead of a groundhog to predict the weather:
Bonus points for you if you can work “frognosticator” into a sentence at work tomorrow! Of course, you will want to read about the legend of the frog (which involves Bigfoot, of course).
It is a little known fact, but I have a modest collection of all things froggie (books, figurines, even a frog-shaped purse). Yet, this woman trumps my paltry holdings with over 9,000 collectible (collectible? frog trading cards, perhaps?) frogs.
Want to know what Snohomish Slew predicted? Check his Facebook page – -hey, everyone is on Facebook!- – here.
But the best news is that they no longer release this invasive bullfrog into the wild. Here’s a fun article about that with a great line about how the frog compares to a famous groundhog: “How do we know that Phil doesn’t have a secret frog in his pocket?”