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The Origins of Halloween

Posted on Sunday, 31 October, 2004 | Comment icon 1 comment


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"The origins of Halloween date back over 2000 years to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in)."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by ROGER on 31 October, 2004, 16:57
I suppose sacrificing a virgin is not appropriate at this time? Thats ok, I'am out of them any way.




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