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The US of A is a colourful place when it comes to language. Regional dialects abound, and each state has a host of unique words and phrases. 661 more words

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I Grew Up In A Small Town With Dark Secrets

Growing up in a small town in the early 1990s was sometimes both a blessing and a curse, at least to the mind of a child. 2,064 more words

Mischief Night

We always called it “The Night of Mischief.” I did the pencils and inks for this illustration on Oct. 30 during Inktober. That day has long passed, but there’s no law that says you can’t decorate your Christmas tree with eggs, TP, and shaving cream for that devilish, juvenile delinquent spirit.


Killswitch Engage Bring Out the Monsters in Sayreville, NJ

On October 30th ghosts, superheroes, and even some hot dogs roamed Starland Ballroom for the Monsters Mosh show. The line up included Killswitch Engage, All That Remains, Death Ray Vision, and City of Homes. 218 more words


Rumour has it (wrong?)

In the North of England the “celebration” of Mischief Night still endures. When I was a youngster it was a far bigger deal than the American Hallowe’en. 1,007 more words


Bonfire Night

Photo Credit: Marianne

While many communities hold their celebrations on the weekend before or after (for logistical purposes); the 5th of November (today) is Bonfire Night in the UK.   717 more words


Hallowe'en? Not in my memory of the Spalding of the 1950s...

The prospect of tonight’s steady stream of youthful ‘trick or treaters’ (for readers around the globe, children in the UK visit houses at Hallowe’en to offer a choice: a trick played upon the household or a treat given by the household to the visitors to ward off any tricks) has stirred in me memories of the Bonfire Nights (or Guy Fawkes Nights) of my childhood. 1,311 more words

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