#TopTrenders: Groundhog Day Facts


With the big game just three days away, it seems like everyone is making their picks. Will the Eagles or the Patriots win Super Bowl LII? Fiona.. the famous hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo made her selection.
Workers put out lettuce in boxes labeled with each team’s name. After snacking on some salad in front of the boxes, Fiona finally went for more in the eagles box!

Here’s a few facts about groundhog day:

  • Punxsutawney Phil full name is “Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, and Weather Prophet Extraordinary.”
  • Punxsutawney Phil has meet a few celebrities including former President Ronald Reagan and Oprah
  • In the years following the release of the movie, “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray, crowds numbering as high as 30,000 have visited Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney.
  • Last year Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow predicting six more weeks of winter

Monopoly is releasing a special ‘cheaters’ edition of the classic game. In this version, fans are encouraged to play dirty. The goal is to not get caught. ‘Insider’ reports the new game will include several tasks for players to complete. If you can successfully cheat your way to getting them done, you’ll get rewards. But if you get caught you could end up wearing a handcuff that literally chains you to the game. The cheaters edition is expected to be released this fall.

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