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Dog Days of Summer

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I often wondered where the phrase "Dog Days of Summer" came from, and only understood it to be in reference to the hottest days of the summer. After some super sleuthing (aka I consulted Google while the kiddies were napping), I found that the phrase actually dates back to the ancient Greek and Roman times. Not to get all historical on you, but during those times, the dog star known as Sirius, rose just before the sun from July to August. And since July and August are our hottest months of the year, the phrase was born and perpetuated throughout...

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