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by Bernard on Tue Feb 2nd, 2021 at 02:52:27 PM EST
Groundhog Day - Wikipedia
Groundhog Day (Pennsylvania German: Grund'sau dåk, Grundsaudaag, Grundsow Dawg, Murmeltiertag; Nova Scotia: Daks Day)[1] is a popular North American tradition observed in the United States and Canada on February 2. It derives from the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day sees its shadow due to clear weather, it will retreat to its den and winter will persist for six more weeks; but if it does not see its shadow because of cloudiness, spring will arrive early.
by Bernard on Tue Feb 2nd, 2021 at 07:23:34 PM EST
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by Oui on Wed Feb 3rd, 2021 at 06:41:29 AM EST
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One year ago, 5 February 2020:

Li Wenliang: 'Wuhan whistleblower' remembered one year on

Thousands paid tribute to Li Wenliang ahead of the first anniversary of his death on 7 February 2020.

He died after contracting Covid-19 while treating patients in Wuhan.

Dr Li had tried to warn fellow medics of a disease that looked like Sars - another deadly coronavirus.

But he was told by police to "stop making false comments" and was investigated for "spreading rumours".

by Bernard on Sat Feb 6th, 2021 at 09:01:50 PM EST
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But at least he wasn't arrested. This shows the superiority of the Chinese system to that of Florida.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Feb 6th, 2021 at 09:17:41 PM EST
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