The Dog Days of Summer

Science, Industry and Business Library: General Collection , The New York Public Library. "La licorne, le grand chien." New York Public Library Digital Collections.

JSTOR’s weekly digest included an abbreviated version of this timely article on this (locally) insufferable time of year:
Long, Eleanor R. “How the Dog Got Its Days: A Skeptical Inquiry into Traditional Star and Weather Lore.” Western Folklore 43, no. 4 (1984): 256-64.

Image credit: Science, Industry and Business Library: General Collection , The New York Public Library. “La licorne, le grand chien.” New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dc-8888-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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