A traditional jack-o'-lantern, made from a pumpkin, lit from within by a candle. A
jack-o'-lantern in the shape of the Wikipedia logo. A jack-o'-lantern (or jack o'
lantern) is a carv...
In Ireland and Scotland, people began to make their own versions of Jack's
lanterns by carving scary faces into turnips or potatoes and placing them into ...
Oct 2, 2012 ... The name “Jack O' Lantern” was originally one of the numerous names given to
... Anglia, UK and spread from there through parts of England, Ireland, and
Scotland. ... A Traditionally Carved Turnip from the Early 20th Century ... practice
of hollowing out and carving faces into turnips and other vegetables ...
Oct 1, 2012 ... And how did the whole Halloween pumpkin carving / Jack-o'-lantern tradition
start? ... And it wasn't just the turnip that was turned into lanterns either. ... and
Scotland where the Halloween vegetable-lantern tradition first began. ...
pumpkins were already the traditional October-time vegetable since they were ...
Oct 30, 2014 ... Before pumpkins, turnips were the spooky lantern vegetable of ... It's presumed
that the Irish then brought the legend of jack-o'-lantern with them. ... Lonely and
terribly hungover, Jack carves out a lantern from a turnip, into which he places ...
Turnips remain a traditional Halloween item throughout Britain a...
Summary Article: Jack-o'-Lantern from The Halloween Encyclopedia ... the
contemporary jack-o'-lantern usually refers to a pumpkin carved into a grinning ...
In Europe (especially Ireland and Scotland), a jack-o'-lantern is usually a carved
turnip, and, ... Jack-o'-lanterns might also be carved from other fruits and
Oct 8, 2012 ... Halloween Vegetables: Alternative Jack-O-Lanterns That Are Not ... The tradition
of the “Jack-O-Lantern stems from England, Ireland and Scotland where ... He
carved a turnip into a lantern and became known as “Jack O' the Lantern”. ... as
Hubbard and Kabocha make for great alternatives to the traditional ...
Jan 27, 2014 ... Festivals frequently involved bonfires, into which the bones of slaughtered
livestock were thrown. ... Jack-o'-lantern carved from a turnip. ... used the "head"
of a vegetable to frighten off any evil spirits that might try to do harm. .... A
traditional Irish and Scottish form of divining one's future...
Traditional Turnip Jack O Lantern | Rutabaga - This root vegetable, also .... This
traditional Irish jack-o-lantern The spooky face is carved into a turnip, .... People
in Ireland and Scotland originally used beets or turnips as lanterns on Halloween
Oct 22, 2015 ... We love carving pumpkins... but why do we do it? ... Carved pumpkins (or in
some cases, turnips), are called jack o'lantern. We don't know for ...