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What does it bring in mind?  a PUMPKIN?  a WITCH?  a GHOST?

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3 What does it bring in mind?  a PUMPKIN?  a WITCH?  a GHOST?

4 What is Halloween?  It is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31;  It is celebrated in Ireland, the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, sometimes in Australia and New Zealand etc. Is it celebrated in your country too? Where is it celebrated?

5 What does the word Halloween mean?  The term Halloween is shortened from All-hallow-even,as it is the evening of/before “All Hallows’ Day”, also known as “All Saints’ Day”.

6 Traditional activities include:  decorating homes,  carving pumpkins,  trick-or-treating,  Halloween festivals,  bonfires,  costume parties,  visiting “haunted houses”,  viewing horror films,  etc...

7 What does trick-or-treating mean?  Trick-or-treating resembles the late medieval practice of “souling”, when poor folk would go door to door, receiving food in return for prayers for the dead on All Souls Day.

8 HAPPY HALLOWEEN!


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