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    Re: Horoscopes
    From: Ken Muldrew
    Date: 2005 Apr 21, 19:11 -0600

    From:                   Fred Hebard 
    > Where I live, people still talk about planting by the "signs."  I
    > don't know what those signs are, but I believe in part they are
    > algorithms for picking out the 15th of March, April and May in our
    > area, which correspond to good dates to get peas, corn (maize), and
    > tomatoes into the ground, respectively.
    I always thought that when people talk about planting by the "signs" that they
    were talking about folk wisdom such as, "plant corn when the leaves on the
    oak are longer than your thumbnail" and such like. It seems to make more
    sense (at least where local conditions matter).
    Ken Muldrew.

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