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  • 1. I NTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ... HALLOWEEN
  • 2. HALLOWEEN HAS SEVERAL DIFFERENT NAMES
    • All Hallows Eve
    • Samhain
    • All Hallowtide
    • The Feast of the Dead
    • All Saints Eve
    • El Día de los Muertos
    • ...
  • 3. T HE TRADITION OF WEARING MASKS ON HALLOWEEN COMES FROM WELSH   AND CELTIC TRADITIONS THAT CLAIM THE DEAD VISIT THE LIVING ON OCTOBER 31 ST .
  • 4. THE MASKS ARE INTENDED TO KEEP THE SPIRITS OF THE DEAD FROM RECOGNIZING THE LIVING .
  • 5. T HE TRADITION OF ADDING PRANKS   INTO THE HALLOWEEN MIX STARTED TO TURN UGLY IN THE 1930' S AND A MOVEMENT BEGAN TO SUBSTITUTE PRACTICAL JOKES FOR
  • 6. KIDS GOING DOOR TO DOOR COLLECTING CANDY
  • 7. JACK O ' LANTERNS ORIGINATED IN IRELAND AS HOLLOWED OUT TURNIPS WITH CANDLES PLACED IN THEM TO KEEP AWAY EVIL GHOSTS AND SPIRITS ON THE SAMHAIN HOLIDAY ABOUT 99% OF ALL PUMPKINS SOLD ARE USED AS JACK O ' LANTERNS FOR HALLOWEEN
  • 8. AS FOR CATS ...
    • BLACK CATS
    • get a bad rap on Halloween because they were once believed to be witchs' subordinates who protected their master's dark powers.
    •    WHITE CATS
    • In England, it's just the opposite. White cats are believed to be bad luck.
  • 9. I F YOU SEE A SPIDER ON HALLOWEEN , IT IS SAID TO BE THE SPIRIT OF A LOVED ONE WATCHING OVER FOR YOU