Lileks: Farmer's Almanac Winter prediction: Move away

  • by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 30, 2014 - 5:12 PM

Farmer’s Almanac has predicted that its predictions will once again cause media people to talk about their predictions, and once again they are absolutely correct. Using a secret formula rumored to involve the thickness of chipmunk whiskers, the number of clouds in August that look like Abe Lincoln at Gettysburg, the sponginess of lichen in late May and the likelihood of reporters recycling news releases, they have determined that we will write about their prediction of a cold, miserable winter.

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