Indeed, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter. His prediction sparked some pretty hilarious memes. Click to SEE!
What’s Groundhog Day without a few funny memes? While many were hoping that spring would be coming soon, Punxsutawney Phil caught a glimpse of his shadow on Feb. 2. Check out what fans had to say about his prediction of six more weeks of winter.
Groundhog Day Memes — See The Funny Pics
The most popular reaction from fans concerning Groundhog Day is a throwback to the 1993 movie starring Bill Murray. Many Twitter users posted funny stills from the movie in celebration of the holiday.
Here are more Groundhog Day memes:
— The Amoristicpillow (@amoristicpillow) February 2, 2015
— Brian Bish (@BrianBishCT) February 2, 2015
— Adrienne Mitford (@armusa) February 2, 2015
— Plymouth Rock NJ (@plymouthrocknj) February 2, 2015
Happy Groundhog Day! Six more weeks of Big Mac…and every week after. pic.twitter.com/HGIjpwADJK
— McDonald’s (@McDonalds) February 2, 2015
McDonald’s is so right. No matter how much winter we get this year, we’ll always have Big Macs. (It’s the little things.)
The hashtag “#6moreweeksofwinter” became a popular trending topic on Twitter. Let’s face it, freezing temperatures and slippery sidewalks aren’t the best things in the world. Honestly, we’d all rather be relaxing in warmer weather.
After an incredible Super Bowl night, waking up to six more weeks of winter wasn’t exactly what we had in mind.
Groundhog Day: What You Need To Know
Groundhog Day is a fun holiday every year. For 129 years, Americans have woken up extra early to see if Phil sees his shadow.
The holiday was founded by the Romans and the Germans picked up on it, according to PennLive.com. The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club was established in 1887 by a group of groundhog hunters. Crowds of people gather at Gobbler’s Knob to await Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction.
HollywoodLifers, are you looking forward to six more weeks of winter? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson