We don't want to slow you down, but before you go, take a moment to look through our annual prognosticator
. State by state, it's loaded with trends, tips and tidbits designed to help fill your deer tags.
Every year on Candlemas Day in early February, millions of eyes are focused on a strange activity in a small Pennsylvania town that calls itself the Weather Capital of the World: A 15-pound rodent named Punxsutawney Phil ("Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator
, and Weather Prophet Extraordinary") emerges from a simulated tree stump and either sees or fails to see his shadow, hence giving us a definitive forecast of the length of the remaining winter.
I think Capote would have called all this simply typing--but I certainly wouldn't regard him as any business prognosticator
. Nevertheless, like those beat writers for which he has such little regard, KM is still far from fulfilling its promise.
Luntz, well-known pollster and prognosticator
, in a presentation at the February 2002 Professional Development Institute of the International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (IACVB), Washington, D.C.
It's one of the premises behind trend prognosticator
Faith Popcorn's new book, "EVEolution" (Hyperion, June 2000).
While often viewed as a great prognosticator
, Moynihan long ago recognized that the failure of social policy occurred well before the Great Society.
When commenting upon aging-related policy, he is no mean prognosticator
: the day after Congressional adoption of catastrophic health insurance legislation in 1987, which was almost universally acclaimed, Dr.
Calling the move to guarantee students part of the "accountability trend," author and prognosticator
John Naisbitt estimates that "a growing number of high schools--48 at last count" are offering student warranties.
It was also considered a useful prognosticator
of our future success with the HMO.
3-month/10-year yield differential has inverted once again, which is seen as a historically reliable prognosticator
"I definitely see my shadow," said Willie, the seer of seers and prognosticator
Punxsutawney Phil has predicted a swift end to winter, after failing to see his shadow.