✾Today is the twelfth day of my Halloween countdown, so im going to write some facts about this spooky month!✾

✾Here is my previous article of this challenge✾

✾Hope you enjoy✾
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Over 2,000 years ago people called the Celts lived in what is now Ireland, the UK, and parts of Northern France. November 1st was their New Year's Day. They believed that the night before the New Year (October 31) was a time when the living and the dead came together.

-witch

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The word “witch” comes from the Old English wicce, meaning “wise woman.” In fact, wiccan were highly respected people at one time. According to popular belief, witches held one of their two main meetings on Halloween night

-phobias

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pasmophobia-fear of ghost and Wiccaphobia-fear of witchcraft

-Jack O' Lantern

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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

-Ireland

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Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween

-love

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Scottish girls believed they could see images of their future husband if they hung wet sheets in front of the fire on Halloween

fire

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During the pre-Halloween celebration of Samhain, bonfires were lit to ensure the sun would return after the long, hard winter. Often Druid priests would throw the bones of cattle into the flames and, hence, “bone fire” became “bonfire.”

-black cats

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Black cats were thought to be the familiars of witches in the middle ages, and are often associated with bad luck.

-bats

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Bats were thought to be the familiars of witches and connected to Halloween by the ancient Samhain ritual of building a bonfire, which drove away insects and attracted bats.

✾Hope you liked it, I would put my Autumn and Magic collection so if you want you can check it out✾