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Jack-o'-lantern

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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...

History of the Jack O' Lantern - Halloween - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of History of the Jack O' Lantern, including videos, ... While he was up in the tree, Jack carved a sign of the cross into the tree's bark ... In Ireland and Scotland, people began to make their own versions of Jack's ...

Pumpkin Nook : History of the Jack O'Lantern and Stingy Jack

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Jack O'Lanterns and The Tale Of Stingy Jack. The Irish brought the tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack O'Lantern to America. But, the original Jack O'Lantern  ...

Pumpkins and Halloween: Jack o'lantern origins - SayWhyDoI.com

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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 ...

Halloween Vegetables: Alternative Jack-O-Lanterns That Are Not ...

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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 ...

How to carve the perfect pumpkin for Halloween - Birmingham Mail

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Oct 25, 2015 ... A pumpkin carved into a jack-o-lantern and surrounded by other ... In Ireland and Scotland, people used to use turnips, and in England they once used beets. ... Whether you've grown a pumpkin on your veg plot, or bought one from your ... Traditionally, it's a Halloween activity - but don't be put off if ghos...

Alternative Vegetable Jack-o-Lanterns - Articles - Networx

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Oct 3, 2012 ... He carved a turnip into a lantern and became known as “Jack O' the ... as Hubbard and Kabocha make for great alternatives to the traditional ...

Jack-o-lanterns - Credo Reference

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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 vege...

Go back to Halloween's roots and carve a turnip, charity suggests ...

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Oct 26, 2015 ... Halloween trick-or-treaters may find carved turnips awaiting them on doorsteps this ... people across the Britain carved ghoulish faces into turnips and placed ... while using a turnip to depict the original jack-o'-lantern was forgotten. ... as a child i was carving neeps in the north east of scotland in the 1980s.

Halloween Pumpkins - Where do they come from? - ZME Science

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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 ...

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Original Irish Jack-o-Lanterns were truly terrifying and made of ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Named for Jack O'Lantern of the Irish myth, these carved out turnips and ... He was instead sent into the eternal night, with a burning coal inside a carved-out turnip to ... and Scotland began to make their own versions of Jack's lantern by ... Samhain (Oct 31 – Nov 1), a traditional Gaelic version of Halloween...

Why are Carved Pumpkins Called "Jack O' Lanterns"?

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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 ...

Evil Irish Turnips Were the Original Jack-O'-Lanterns | MUNCHIES

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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...