SPOOKY HALLOWEEN FACTS
1. The first Jack O'Lanterns were actually made from turnips.
2. According to tradition, if a person wears his or her clothes inside out and then walks backwards on Halloween, he or she will see a witch at midnight.
3. The record for the fastest pumpkin carver in the world is Jerry Ayers of Baltimore, Ohio. He carved a pumpkin in just 37 seconds.
4. In the United States, 86 per cent of Americans decorate their homes for Halloween.
5. Thousands of people suffer from Samhainophobia which is an irrational fear of Halloween.