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The Punxsutawney Phil-iPad Connection

Tying Punxsutawney Phil and the iPad together somehow: you knew somebody was going to do it. And you were right!

And the winner is…

The Baltimore Sun! (emphasis added)

[W]ouldn’t you know it, PP is getting with the techno times – he’s smarter than he looks. Not quite iPad Phil, but the groundhog can text. You. He’ll be blasting his weather prediction on Tuesday to fans who sign up by texting the word “Groundhog” to 247365. Standard rates apply. You can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter, but that’s taking it a bit far.

Cue topical Huffington Post column that also weaves in the 2010 Academy Award nominations in five, four, three…

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