Today’s Unearthed Words are a collection of folklore and sayings about November.

  • Thunder in November, a fertile year to come.
  • A heavy November snow will last till April.
  • Flowers in bloom late in autumn indicate a bad winter.
  • If there’s ice in November that will bear a duck, There’ll be nothing after but sludge and muck.
  • November take flail; let ships no more sail.
  • If trees show buds in November, the winter will last until May.
  • There is no better month in the year to cut wood than November.
  • Ice in November brings mud in December.


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November Folklore
November Folklore

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