Tonight, when there's a lull in the conversation at your Halloween party or while you're standing around in the snow with the other parents, while the kids trick-or-treat - these Halloween facts will come in handy.

According to livescience.com, early trick or treating was called "mumming" and "guising". But you can thank your Irish ancestors for modern Halloween.

 

 

 

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