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If there ever was a feast day that was a perfect analogy for our biased beliefs, this surely is it.

You may begin your global warming analogies now. The celebration comes from the same time period that we used to put animals and pests on trial for the damage that they did to croplands. We’ve not progressed very much in some ways since then.

2 Responses to “Happy St. Swithin’s Day”

  1. Harry says:

    At least St. Swithen’s celebrants are humble enough to confine their forecast to forty days and Winchester, England.

    It seems there also is some historical and scientific basis for the weather, be it fair or foul, to persist in July and August in Southeast England.

  2. Harry says:

    Swithin, with an “I”. The Apple spell checker forces “switching” which I guess fits for Culpertino.

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