Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Spider Barometer

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Loretta reports:

The Spider Barometer was new to me, although apparently familiar to many others, at least in the early 19th century.

After encountering the entry below in Hone’s Every-Day Book, I came upon a more detailed account here at the The Entertaining Magazine, or Repository of General Knowledge for the year 1815

Read online here















3 comments:

Crystal Silvers said...

Neat, I never knew about that one. I bet the spiderwebs around my house look like fine lace these days.

Lil said...

At least the spiders aren't going to get hysterical about "the storm of the century" every time there's snow on the way.

Mary Beth Bass said...

I love this post!

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