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Just a Few Thoughts...HalloThanksChristmas?


Ok. Just recently I read about this new ‘term’ - if that’s what you want to call it - HalloThanksChristmas, and then I actually heard someone use it, and I have to say – I DON’T LIKE IT ONE LITTLE BIT!

First of all, the modern celebration of Halloween, which started out as a religious celebration of All Hallows Eve, preceding All Saints Day on Nov. 1 a few centuries ago by the Scottish, bears no resemblance to that kind of holiday, and hasn’t for as long as I have been alive, and certainly prior to that. I recall my father telling me about tipping over outhouses in southern Ala...

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