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Pumpkin Carving

Jack-o-lanterns!

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    The origin of Halloween dates back to 3,000 years ago with the Celtic celebration of Samhain. Glowing carved jack o' lanterns were set on porches or in windows to welcome deceased loved ones.
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    Colonists removed seeds and filled the insides with milk, spices and honey. This was baked in hot ashes and is the origin of pumpkin pie.
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    "I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion."
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    Pumpkins are fruit and the flowers are edible.
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    Glowing jack-o-lanterns, were originally set on porches to welcome deceased loved ones, but also to act as protection against malevolent spirits.
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    Don't worry, be happy.
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    The largest "official" pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,340 pounds.
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    Pumpkins were once recommended to treat freckles.
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    Pumpkins are grown all over the world except for Antartica.
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    Someone just told a bad pumpkin joke. Orange you glad you missed it?
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    Obama vs McCain...
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    No? Well here it is:

    Question: How do you mend a broken Jack O'Lantern?
    Answer: With a pumpkin patch!

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    Pumpkin seeds are rich in iron, zinc, essential fatty acids, potassium, and magnesium.
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    Before you get your knives out to carve, read up on a few interesting facts on pumpkins and Halloween.
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    The word "pumpkin" comes from the Greek word for "large melon."
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    Mets or Yankees?
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    Some superfans let their pumpkins show off their team spirit.
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    Too much pumpkin ale last night.