The musings and meandering thoughts of a crotchety old man as he observes life in the world and in a small, rural town in South East Nebraska. My Pledge-Nulla dies sine linea-Not a day with out a line.
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Why Are Carved Pumpkins Called Jack-O'-Lanterns?
For Hallowe'en, an explanation of Jack ' Lanterns, from a fun YouTube channel called Name Explain. The channel name is self explanatory. The young man explains the etymology of names, where they came from, and talks about why some names are similar. I find it fascinating.
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