Down on the Farm: Spring things
Phenology. It is the current big word. I heard it for the first time and learned what it meant this spring, and have noticed the word used several times since.
Don't confuse phenology with phrenology, the 19th century science of foretelling a person's future by feeling the bumps on their skull.
Phenology is something different. It is scientific, but straightforward. To put it simply, phenology is the year-to-year observation and study of when spring happens.
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