A jack-o'-lantern (or jack o'lantern) is a carved pumpkin or turnip lantern,
associated with the ... The carving of vegetables has been a common practice in
many parts of the world, and .......
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... 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 ...
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.
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. ... practice of hollowing out and carving faces into turnips and other
vegetables ... A Traditionally Carved Turnip from the Early 20th Century.
Oct 28, 2016 ... In Scotland, what vegetable was traditionally carved into a jack-o-lantern? A. A
squash. B. A turnip. C. A pumpkin ...
Oct 25, 2011 ... Jack-o'-lanterns are traditionally carved from Rutabaga (swede) or pumpkin ...
carved from swede, turnip, mangelwurzel or commonly in Scotland, ... called
Stingy Jack who tricked the devil into never taking his soul. ... Regardless of the
type of vegetable used, the top is removed and the centre hollowed out.
Oct 29, 2014 ... Turnips traditionally used as jack-o-lanterns in Ireland and Scotland ... Pumpkins
are commonly carved into decorative lanterns called jack-o'-lanterns for ...
tradition of carving lanterns from vegetables, particularly the turnip, ...
Jack-o'-lanterns might also be carved from other fruits and vegetables, including
apples and ... Jacket-a-wad, and Gillion-a-burnt-tail; the Scottish also call them “
Uist Lights. ... Next Halloween, Jack runs into the devil on a lonely country road.
.... Although jack-o'-lanterns are traditionally made by carving away sections o...
Oct 30, 2014 ... Before pumpkins, turnips were the spooky lantern vegetable of ... race for who
can carve out the least-crappy version of Justin Bieber's visage. ... 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, in...
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 ...