Five Random Facts About Halloween

October 31, 2014

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Here are some random facts about Halloween . . .


1.  The final numbers are in, and the costume that got the most searches in the U.S., U.K., and Australia was . . . “Frozen” costumes.  Zombie came in second, followed by ninja, pirate, and clown.

2.  53% of parents with kids under 10 say their kids would rather get CASH than candy on Halloween.

3.  The word “boo” originated in Scotland in the 1700s, and was defined as, quote, “a word that’s used to frighten crying children.”

4.  Illinois produces the most pumpkins of any state in the U.S., by far.  The rest of the top five are California, Ohio, Michigan, and New York.

5.  Pumpkin pie is America’s second-favorite pie, behind apple pie.  The rest of the top five are pecan, banana cream, and cherry.