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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

10 Random Things about Halloween

Here are some fun facts for your Halloween enjoyment!

  1. Worldwide, over 1.5 billion dollars are spent yearly on costumes for Halloween.
  2. Halloween is the second most commercially successful holiday after Christmas.
  3. 86% of Americans decorate their houses for Halloween.
  4. 10% of Americans dress their pets in Halloween costumes.
  5. Candy corn is the most purchased candy at Halloween.
  6. Americans spend about 2 billion dollars on Halloween candy annually.
  7. The first jack-o-lanterns were carved from turnips in Ireland.
  8. The world's largest recorded pumpkin weighed in at 1,385 pounds.
  9. The average American eats 24 pounds of candy each year.
  10. 90% of all parents admit to sneaking candy from their kids' Halloween trick or treat bag.

Hope you have a fantastically frightening Halloween!

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