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November 3, 2010
9:34 AM

Post #8192278

Interesting story...I can't say I'm convinced though - the Jack 'O' Lantern being an Irish thief is a bit of a cliche, like Chips 'O' Tool being a famous carpenter! I think that perhaps Mitch prefers to tell this story as it is close to something he believes in, his religion. Pagans believe in a different story and historians in another, I'm sure the true and most believable version is out there somewhere.
Lindsay, OK
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November 4, 2010
4:42 PM

Post #8194870

Lol... not really but interesting thought.

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