HALLOWEEN TIDBITS

  • Jack O'Lanterns originated in Ireland where people placed candles in hollowed out turnips to keep away spirits and ghosts.
  • Pumpkins also come in white, blue and green; great for unique carvings.
  • Halloween candy sales average 2 billion dollars annually in the U.S.
  • Signs of a werewolf are a uni-brow, hairy palms, tattoos and a long middle finger.
  • To this day there are vampire clubs and societies with people claiming to be real vampires.
  • The common little brown bat of North America has the longest life span for a mammal of its size, averaging 32 years.
  • The world's heaviest pumpkin was grown in the U.S. by Cris Stevens and was recorded on October 9, 2010 weighing 1810.5 lbs.
  • Legendary magician Harry Houdini died in Detroit from a ruptured appendix on Halloween in 1926.
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