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Subject: Farmer Consults Pig Spleens to Forecast Weather

Written By: TigerMystic on 12/25/07 at 2:09 pm

Interesting.  Think I'll mention this one to my meteorology prof--maybe he can add a Special Topics class on this matter next semester.  My gut predicts he'll say "Hogwash!", though--  ;)

STEELE, N.D. - Paul Smokov does not need radar or other high-tech equipment to forecast a major snowstorm on the U.S. prairie. He consults pig spleens.

"It looks like a normal year with no major storms," said the 84-year-old cattle rancher, peering at two of the brown, glistening organs on his kitchen counter like a Gypsy gazing into a crystal ball. "That's what the spleens tell me."

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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22391067/


Subject: Re: Farmer Consults Pig Spleens to Forecast Weather

Written By: snozberries on 12/25/07 at 4:49 pm


Interesting.  Think I'll mention this one to my meteorology prof--maybe he can add a Special Topics class on this matter next semester.  My gut predicts he'll say "Hogwash!", though--  ;)

STEELE, N.D. - Paul Smokov does not need radar or other high-tech equipment to forecast a major snowstorm on the U.S. prairie. He consults pig spleens.

"It looks like a normal year with no major storms," said the 84-year-old cattle rancher, peering at two of the brown, glistening organs on his kitchen counter like a Gypsy gazing into a crystal ball. "That's what the spleens tell me."

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http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22391067/




if they used Cow Excrement then your prof could say bullsh--  ;D


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