My head is full of useless trivia and facts, well sometimes it's useful, but not that often. I have this weird knack for remembering completely random facts, but not peoples names or appointment times or anything important like that.
I've compiled my list of favorite Halloween random facts for your reading pleasure.
Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween
The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips.
According to Irish legend, Jack O’Lanterns are named after a stingy man named Jack who, because he tricked the devil several times, was forbidden entrance into both heaven and hell. He was condemned to wander the Earth, waving his lantern to lead people away from their paths.
Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween- apparently some people take the pranks too far and scar their siblings for life.
My favorite Halloween movies