Pre-Halloween activities

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Nov 3 18:13:32 UTC 2002

At 10:47 AM -0700 11/3/02, Rudolph C Troike wrote:
>One of my colleagues, who grew up in Maryland, sent me the following
>information. Anyone hear of this?
>         Rudy
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 21:49:59 -0700
>From: Tom Willard <willard at>
>To: Rudolph C Troike <rtroike at U.Arizona.EDU>
>I heard that there was a different prank or trick for each of the last
>seven days of October. Was this an Irish-American custom? If so, I suspect
>it was more American than Irish!

I thought that was the Jewish version:  instead of one big holiday,
we celebrate the 7 days of Halloween, with a little trick (and a
small candy) each day.


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