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Robubba
Moulton, IA

December 29, 2008
10:38 PM

Post #5940987

Is this the reason why it's called the Jack-O-Lantern? Because I thought there were much more disturbing folk tales (possibly true) about the origin of candle-lit gourds.

Could just be my imagination though =P
MitchF
Lindsay, OK
(Zone 7a)

December 29, 2008
10:40 PM

Post #5940998

Yes this is the reason we call them Jack-o-Lanterns.

There are a lot of stories out there but this is close to the most favored and traditional of them all.

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