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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Moon - monthly nicknames 
Answer/Pointer: January - Old moon, Moon after Yule February - Snow moon, Hunger moon, Wolf moon March - Sap moon, Crow moon, Lenten moon April - Grass moon, egg moon May - Planting moon, Milk moon June - Rose moon, Flower moon, Strawberry moon, Honey moon July - Thuder moon, Hay moon August - Green Corn moon, Grain moon September - Harvest moon (closest to the equinox) October - Hunter's moon November - Frosty moon, Beaver moon December - Moon before Yule, Long night moon These and other names originated with different cultures based upon the predominant activity that month in most cases Source: Tom Hocking, Morehead Planetarium, Univ. of North Carolina 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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