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Halloween Superstitions around the World

October 31, 2017 Comments

Happy Halloween! Many Americans are familiar with the customs and superstitions that accompany this day. Children trick-or-treat for candy, pumpkins are carved into jack o’ lanterns, houses are decorated with skeletons, spooky lights and spider webs and witches, goblins and ghouls are aplenty. Super...

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Halloween Traditions around the World

October 31, 2016 Comments

Happy Halloween! In the United States, many people have been preparing for Halloween for a few weeks. We have been searching for the perfect costume, decorating our homes with skeletons, jack o'lanterns, goblins and ghouls and buying candy for trick-or-treaters (one quarter of all the candy sold ann...

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halloween, history of halloween, halloween traditions, halloween around the world
Halloween Traditions Around the World

October 29, 2013 Comments

Many people might wonder where on earth Halloween originated? While it is very popular in Canada and the US with estimates stating that 65% of Americans decorate for Halloween and more candy is sold on Halloween than on any other US holiday, it is less popular around the world but is growing in its ...

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