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10 things you didn’t know about Halloween
Witches, ghosts, and goblins, oh my! That’s right, Halloween is around the corner and as you are shopping for the perfect costume and making your Halloween plans, we wanted to share with you some fun facts about Halloween that we bet you didn’t know.
  1. The mask for Michael Myers was designed using the likeness of William Shatner’s character on Star Trek. What did William Shatner think about that? He was honored.TrickOrTreat
  2. Jack o’ Lanterns were originally carved out of turnips and not pumpkins.
  3. The word witch actually means ‘wise woman’ from Old English.
  4. If you have a fear of Halloween then you are suffering from samhainophobia.
  5. Chocolate is the coveted candy of Halloween with over 50% of children vying for it.
  6. In 1993, Norm Carver was awarded the world record for growing the largest pumpkin ever. The size of the pumpkin was 836 pounds. Now that’s a lot of pumpkin pie!
  7. Halloween is the second-most commercial American holiday, bringing the candy industry $2 billion in revenue—that’s 90 million pounds of candy!**
  8. Historians believe Halloween began in Ireland over 2,000 years ago.
  9. Salem, Massachusetts and Anoka, Minnesota both proclaim to be the Halloween capital.
  10. In the 1880’s Candy Corn was originally known as “Chicken Feed.”**
From all of your friends at Cadence Insurance, we wish you a Happy Halloween! Content provided by Transformer Marketing. Sources: http://facts.randomhistory.com/halloween-facts.html ** - http://www.businessinsider.com/13-facts-you-never-knew-about-halloween-2013-10
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