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History of Halloween - trick or treat

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What do you think about Halloween? Do you feel it is plain hogwash or do you think there is some truth about it? Or do you see it as pure fun? Know the history of Halloween. Know how it all started, how the modern Halloween celebrations came into existence. You will be fascinated, surely. On the big day, impress everybody with your new-found knowledge. Click here to send this page to your friends History of Halloween, like any other festival's history is inspired through traditions that have transpired through ages from one generation to another. We follow them mostly as did our dads and grandpas. And as this process goes on, much of their originality get distorted with newer additions and alterations. It happens so gradually, spanning over so many ages, that we hardly come to know about these distortions. At one point of time it leaves us puzzled, with it…

The History of Halloween for Kids

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Halloween is not exactly a typical holiday. Other holidays, like Christmas and Shavuot, celebrate an event. Halloween celebrates a lot of things, including the lives of people who aren't with us anymore.
The history of Halloween is not entirely a clear one. Here's how (we think) it started:
Many hundreds of years ago, a people called the Celts lived in Europe and on the British Isles. The Celts believed that the souls of the dead visited Earth on the last day of October. They had a festival in honor of these souls of the dead, and they called it Samhain.
In time, the Roman Empire conquered the Celts and took over some of their beliefs as well. This included Samhain. The Romans combined it with their own festivals. And since the Roman Empire spread across a great part of the known world, the idea that the souls of the dea…

How Halloween Is Celebrated

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Leo Kowal/Getty Images Quotations Expert Share Pin How Halloween Is Celebrated
The ghouls and goblins are coming to get you. Witches rule and wizards stroll. Scary jack-o-lanterns sit outside doorways, adding to the festive charm. On All Hallows' Eve, the theme is horror. For a change, everybody wants to feel the icy cold chills from the supernatural world.

Each year on October 31, the day before All Saints' Day, the world wakes up to celebrate Halloween. Almost a month before Halloween, kids and adults get busy planning for the celebration. Costume parties are quite common, as you find kids and adults decking up in bizarre attire. Some enthusiasts enjoy a bonfire party where everyone shares a spooky tale and gets listeners quaking with fear.Jean Baudrillard
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Where there …

How Halloween Is Celebrated

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Leo Kowal/Getty Images Quotations Expert Share Pin How Halloween Is Celebrated
The ghouls and goblins are coming to get you. Witches rule and wizards stroll. Scary jack-o-lanterns sit outside doorways, adding to the festive charm. On All Hallows' Eve, the theme is horror. For a change, everybody wants to feel the icy cold chills from the supernatural world.

Each year on October 31, the day before All Saints' Day, the world wakes up to celebrate Halloween. Almost a month before Halloween, kids and adults get busy planning for the celebration. Costume parties are quite common, as you find kids and adults decking up in bizarre attire. Some enthusiasts enjoy a bonfire party where everyone shares a spooky tale and gets listeners quaking with fear.Jean Baudrillard
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Where there …

How Halloween Is Celebrated

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Leo Kowal/Getty Images Quotations Expert Share Pin How Halloween Is Celebrated
The ghouls and goblins are coming to get you. Witches rule and wizards stroll. Scary jack-o-lanterns sit outside doorways, adding to the festive charm. On All Hallows' Eve, the theme is horror. For a change, everybody wants to feel the icy cold chills from the supernatural world.

Each year on October 31, the day before All Saints' Day, the world wakes up to celebrate Halloween. Almost a month before Halloween, kids and adults get busy planning for the celebration. Costume parties are quite common, as you find kids and adults decking up in bizarre attire. Some enthusiasts enjoy a bonfire party where everyone shares a spooky tale and gets listeners quaking with fear.Jean Baudrillard
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Where there …

Now! - Funny Halloween Quotes, Scary Messages and Free Cards

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Halloween is a fun time of year filled with exciting costumes, yummy candy, and festive decorations. Whether you have friends that wait year round for the opportunity to don their Halloween attire and carve their jack-o-lanterns, or your buddies simply appreciate the holiday for a few good plays-on-words, here are some fun (and possibly witty) greetings you can share with them this Halloween season. From goofy to ghoulish, here are 40 quotes and card messages you can send to share in the fun of All Hallow’s Eve this year: Happy Halloween to you…Hope it is a “spook”tacular one! Enjoy the yummy treats!I hope your Halloween is all treats and no tricks…enjoy the candy and festivities!Black cats skitter and ghouls patter by, it’s time to celebrate as All Hallow’s Eve has arrived!Ghosts and goblins and jack-o-lanterns at night; I sure hope your Halloween is the best type of fright!I hope you have a great Halloween and enjoy dressing up and getting lots of candy! Have a super fun nigh…