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Old Wives Tales

well , you know how old wives goes, keep warm or you will catch a cold etc.  This one is interesting.

Rain forecast made in 2011 for 2012 Chinese New Year

And it rained.

SINGAPORE, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) — Thousands of people braved the rain late Sunday for a countdown to the Chinese New Year in Singapore.

The rain hit the Chinatown area of Singapore about half an hour to the beginning of the Year of the Dragon on Jan. 23. But it just added to the fun and the countdown went on as planned.

A host of the celebration on the main street of the Chinatown area said the rain was often considered a sign of fortune for the Chinese New Year, which began on Jan. 23 this year.

 

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