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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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christmas gifts

What’s on your lists?

The Christmas holiday is no doubt the biggest gift holiday around. While many can rightly argue and point out that many people’s greed and expectations of materialistic things during this holiday can damper the true meaning of Christmas, I’d like to focus on the fun things that people ask for during the holiday season. For… Continue Reading »

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.