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Halloween in the United States

In the United States, 31 October has become a major celebration that appeals to adults as well as children, as shown by the elaborate homemade and store-bought decorations people use to decorate their homes, and also by the adult street

festivals, masquerades, and parties found all over the United States. Commercially, Halloween has become second only to Christmas in the amount of revenue it generates. . . .  http://goo.gl/PrvLO

 

 

Halloween Food Safety Tips – Government of Canada

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for children, and for adults! However, the excitement of Halloween shouldn’t make us forget about food safety. You should also keep in mind that children with allergies and sensitivities must be especially careful before eating trick-or-treat goodies or certain foods served at Halloween social gatherings. . .   http://goo.gl/SHa5s

 

 

Halloween Trivia – Quiz Rocket (http://www.quizrocket.com/)

Do you know your Halloween trivia and fun facts? Think you could answer these really hard questions about Halloween? Take the Halloween Trivia Quiz and see if you’re scary smart! . . .  http://goo.gl/Z4qwQ

 

 

Fun facts about Halloween – News Channel 5. com

Provided by the National Confectioners Association – Historical Happenings  and Trick-or-Treat Tidbits

The word “witch” comes from the Old Saxon word “wica”, meaning “wise one.” The earliest witches were respected dealers in charms and medicinal herbs and tellers of fortunes. . . .   http://goo.gl/GXduI

 

Quote(s) of the Day:

‘Tis the night – the night
Of the grave’s delight…
– Arthur Cleveland Coxe.

The witches fly
Across the sky,
The owls go, “Who? Who? Who?”
The black cats yowl
And green ghosts howl,
“Scary Halloween to you!”
– Nina Willis Walter