Halloween
Fun facts
Laws or rules
In Hollywood there's a $1,000 fine for using silly
string on Halloween. The city got sick of
cleaning it up ...
In Alabama it’s illegal to dress up as a priest.
Section 13A-14-4 says that, "Fraudulently
pretending to be clergyman" wil...
Many shelters don’t allow black cats to be
sheltered around Halloween for fear that they
may be tortured or sacrificed.
Candy
The number one candy choice is Snickers.
Followed by Reese’s, Kit-Kat’s, and M&M’s.
Nearly 90 million pounds of the ...
Americans purchase over 20 million pounds of
Candy Corn each year, most of which is sold
on Halloween.
More candy is sold on October 28th than any
other day of the year. The top five candy selling
days of the year are
in Octo...
Of all the candy sold annually, one quarter of it
is sold during Halloween time. Approximately
598 million pounds or $1.9 ...
About the Holiday
Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace
of Halloween. It originated over 2000 years ago
“Halloween” is short for “Hallows’ Eve” or
“Hallows’ Evening”which was the evening
before All Hallows’ Day or Hallowmas on...
Black and orange are typically associated with
Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and
endurance and, along with bro...
Dressing up as ghouls and other spooks originated from
the ancient Celtic tradition of townspeople disguising
themselves a...
THE END
Sources
http://www.realsimple.com/holidaysentertaining/holidays/halloween/halloween-funfacts-00000000005961/
http:...
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  1. 1. Halloween Fun facts
  2. 2. Laws or rules In Hollywood there's a $1,000 fine for using silly string on Halloween. The city got sick of cleaning it up every year
  3. 3. In Alabama it’s illegal to dress up as a priest. Section 13A-14-4 says that, "Fraudulently pretending to be clergyman" will get you arrested and fined.
  4. 4. Many shelters don’t allow black cats to be sheltered around Halloween for fear that they may be tortured or sacrificed.
  5. 5. Candy The number one candy choice is Snickers. Followed by Reese’s, Kit-Kat’s, and M&M’s. Nearly 90 million pounds of the candy sold during Halloween is chocolate.
  6. 6. Americans purchase over 20 million pounds of Candy Corn each year, most of which is sold on Halloween.
  7. 7. More candy is sold on October 28th than any other day of the year. The top five candy selling days of the year are in October
  8. 8. Of all the candy sold annually, one quarter of it is sold during Halloween time. Approximately 598 million pounds or $1.9 billions worth of candy.
  9. 9. About the Holiday Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween. It originated over 2000 years ago
  10. 10. “Halloween” is short for “Hallows’ Eve” or “Hallows’ Evening”which was the evening before All Hallows’ Day or Hallowmas on November 1. In an effort to convert pagans, the Christian church decided that Hallowmas or All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day should assimilate sacred pagan holidays that fell on or around October 31.
  11. 11. Black and orange are typically associated with Halloween. Orange is a symbol of strength and endurance and, along with brown and gold, stands for the harvest and autumn.
  12. 12. Dressing up as ghouls and other spooks originated from the ancient Celtic tradition of townspeople disguising themselves as demons and spirits. The Celts believed that disguising themselves this way would allow them to escape the notice of the real spirits wandering the streets during Samhain
  13. 13. THE END Sources http://www.realsimple.com/holidaysentertaining/holidays/halloween/halloween-funfacts-00000000005961/ http://thechive.com/2013/09/19/30-interestingfacts-about-halloween-30-photos/ http://facts.randomhistory.com/halloween-facts. html http://www.policymic. com/articles/17477/halloween-history-13-strangefacts-on-why-we-celebrate-halloween http://mentalfloss.com/article/12881/25-fun-sizefacts-about-classic-halloween-candy

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