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The Jack-o’-Lantern: A Devilish And Stingy Tale

Have you ever wondered where the Jack-o’-lantern comes from? According to an Irish legend that goes back hundreds of years, a miserable old drunk named Stingy Jack — who liked to play tricks on his family, friends, and even the Devil — tricked the Devil into climbing up an apple tree.   Stingy Jack put crosses […]

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A Spooky Jack-o’-Lantern Tale

A Jack-o’-Lantern Legend The Jack-O’-Lantern comes from a legend that goes back hundreds of years in Irish history. As the story goes, a miserable old drunk named Stingy Jack, who liked to play tricks on his family, friends, and even the Devil, tricked the Devil into climbing up an apple tree.   Stingy Jack then put […]

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