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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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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 ...

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 ...

The History of The Jack-O-Lantern (& How It All Began With a Turnip)

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Oct 29, 2014 ... The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, ... we can all relate to — so he coerced the Devil into turning himself into a coin. ... Irish and Scottish children delighted in carving their own scary faces in turnips, ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Jack-o-lanterns - Credo Reference

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Image from: A classic Halloween jack-o'-lantern in The Halloween Encyclopedia ... the contemporary jack-o'-lantern usually refers to a pumpkin carved into a ... In Europe (especially Ireland and Scotland), a jack-o'-lantern is usually a carved turnip, ... Jack-o'-lanterns might also be carved from other fruits and vegeta...

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 ...

12 Unique Alternatives to Carved Pumpkins - The Daily Meal

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Oct 11, 2011 ... Out with the traditional jack-o'-lantern, in with something eerily original ... of face or image to carve into a creepy jack-o'-lantern, if you haven't already. ... and Scotland instead carved menacing faces out of local vegetables like ...

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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...

The History of Pumpkin Carving - Pumpkin Carving and Pumpkin ...

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pumpkin carving designs TRADITIONAL CARVING ... Jack 'O Lanterns Without a doubt the most recognizable symbol of Halloween is a pumpkin carved into a jack-o-lantern. ... Did you know that pumpkins are not a vegetable - they are a fruit!

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 ...