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Mischief Night - Wikipedia


Mischief Night is an informal holiday on which children and teens engage in pranks and minor vandalism. It is most commonly held the night before Halloween ...

Mischief Night? Cabbage Night? Goosey Night? What does it all ...


Oct 30, 2014 ... Mischief Night isn't the only thing New Jerseyans call the night before ... County and Passaic County, and the origins of the term are murkier.

A Brief History of 'Mischief Night' | TIME


Oct 30, 2015 ...Mischief Night” has a strong presence in the New Jersey area and the coastal Northeast. In Detroit, Oct. 30 is known as Devil's Night. Parts of ...

What do you call the night before Halloween? - Dialect Survey Results


c. mischief night (10.84%) d. cabbage night (1.68%) e. goosy night (0.37%) f. devil's night (11.13%) g. devil's eve (0.78%) h. I have no word for this (70.38%)

History of Devil's Night in Detroit - About.com


History of Devil's Night in Detroit on October 30th each year, including change to Angel's Night and origins in common with Mischief and Cabbage Night.

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Watch out... it is Mischief Night


Nov 3, 2009 ... Like many native traditions, its exact origins are unknown, but Mischief Night is thought to date from the 1700s when a custom of Lawless Hours ...

What Is Mischief Night? Why We Celebrate Halloween Eve With ...


Oct 29, 2015 ... Halloween Children trick or treat in Canadensis, Pennsylvania Oct. 31, 2014. The night before Halloween is filled with pranks and mild ...

What is Cabbage Night or Mischief Night? - WIBX 950


Oct 30, 2013 ... What is commonly referred to as cabbage night, or mischief night in the United States is observed on October 30th, the day before Halloween.

Mischief Night - The Museum of Hoaxes


Nov 3, 2009 ... Like many native traditions, its exact origins are unknown, but Mischief Night is thought to date from the 1700s when a custom of Lawless Hours ...

"goosey night" vs. "mischief night" - holidays | Ask MetaFilter


My fiance and I have an on going debate regaring the name of the night before holloween. Growing up in a new jersey city we called it mischief night, ...

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Devil's Night: The History of Pre-Halloween Pranks - Live Science


Oct 29, 2008 ... The night of Oct. 30 is called Devil's Night in Detroit and Miggy Night in parts of England. Elsewhere it's Mischief Night.

Why Is It Called "Mischief Night"? | Mental Floss


Oct 30, 2014 ... The name comes from the UK, where the night is still celebrated in some counties ... Ode to Fun which praises children's tricks on Mischief Night in most approving terms. ... Nobody seems to agree on the origin of that phrase.

October 30 Holidays : Mischief Night at Holiday Insights


Origin of Mischief Night: Mischief Night appears to have roots in England back to the nineteenth century. Some documentation and readings has it occurring on ...