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Friday, October 31

Trick or Treat!


Didja know??

  • Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death?
  • If you see a spider on Halloween, it is the spirit of a loved one watching over you?
  • The first Jack-o-Lanterns were made in Ireland out of hollowed-out turnips?
  • According to superstition, if you stare into a mirror at midnight on Halloween, you will see your future spouse?
  • Samhainophobia refers to an abnormal and persistent fear of Halloween?
  • Chocolate candy bars top the list as the most popular candy for trick-or-treaters with Snickers being #1?

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2 Comments:

At 11/01/2008 12:49 PM, Anonymous Patsy said...

I was wondering about some of the origins of Halloween. yeah, the black & orange. trick or treat? whats the tie in with turnips? Where did you get your info? So far I have been to lazy to look anything up. Good for you that you have a foot up on me!

 
At 11/07/2008 6:15 PM, Blogger Heather said...

ok so if i am already married and look into the mirror and see someone besides my spouse what does that mean?
which btw i did not do since i am reading this a week after halloween however hope to remember to do it next year!

 

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