Halloween is on it’s way. Yes, it most spookiest day of the year is coming to give you cold sweats. When it comes to Halloween traditions, countries around the world have their own weird ways of celebrating this day. And trust us, few of them are downright outlandish.
So get yourselves ready to be chilled to your very core with these terrifying Halloween facts.
It is a completely unsettling way of celebration. A band of rapacity youngsters is generally led by a Punkie King and Punkie Queen. Wondering what this group do? They sing a song, yes a song
And the song goes like this:
It's Punkie Night tonight
It's Punkie Night tonight
Adam and Eve would not believe
It's Punkie Night tonight.
Mind hearing it?
Carl Turney and Brian Campbell from the band Clinic performed this once. .
As the story had it, Jack O’Lantern wandered the world, looking for food to sate his hunger, and jumping down the throat to abrade someone into killing him, giving him the death he can never have. Because of this reason the Irish used to carved spooky faces into turnips, beets and potatoes to frighten away Stingy Jack or any other wrathful spirits meandering the land.
You must have heard about the mean old crone or crazed madman in the doddering shack gliding poison or formidable items into the cakes and candy for the unskeptical seraph who knock on their door on Halloween. They are all popularized urban myths.
In reality, almost every case of Halloween candy tampering has been performed by a family member.
In the colonial America, a tradition for baking the Halloween cake had been evolved long ago. The Halloween cake bakers used to hide several things in the cake. This was done as a trick to predict the future. A thimble was considered as a symbol of bad luck for the ladies and the gentlemen.
This must have come as an utter surprise. Right?
The festival, or several versions of the same celebration has been called All Hallow’s Eve, Lamswool, Witches Night, Samhain, Summer’s End and of course, the best name… Snap-Apple Night.
May be soon the official name for the festival will be Snap-Apple Night ;0.
Sadly, the celebrations associated with Halloween and the truth that numerous children are meandering the world carefree and unaided has some dreary implications and consequences on the people of the world and especially young ones.
It has been well observed that the incidents of children being hit by a car are double the rate on the night of the Halloween as compared to other nights of the year. As a result there is an unbelievable high child mortality rate on Halloween than on any other time of the year.
It’s a dark fact associated to this dark festival. Be safe out there. The night is dreaded and full of horror.
So please do not hurt on such a day!
Don’t forget to share this one with your friends on Halloween to make it even spookier!
One of the most famous and mysterious magicians, Harry Houdini died in 1926 on Halloween night after suffering from an appendicitis.
The appendicitis was a result of three stomach punches. People are of the belief that this was one of the most mysterious deaths.
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