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Halloween Traditions that never quite caught on

Poster: Julien de Montfort <julien@spiaggia.org>

> There is another, somewhat alarming in my
> opinion, tradition that did not survive, or at least not as widely, in
> which an apple was placed on one end of a stick, and a lighted candle
> the other. The stick was spun about at the end of a string, and
> standing in a circle had to try to grab the apple with their teeth as
> went past. They were often splattered with flying wax and grease from
> the candle.

"Say, Bobby, you want to try some Bobbing-For-Apples?"

"No, no, no!  I wanna try Lunging-For-Burns!"


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