Tag: Halloween

In some parts of the world, the night of October 30 is called “Mischief Night”. Other names for it are “Devil’s Night”, “Mat Night”, “Gate Night”, or “Cabbage Night”1.¬†Essentially, in…

Friday Folklore

Roots in Ancient and Medieval History1 When it was still Samhain, people would dress up in animal skins to scare away ghosts (even while banquets were held for the deceased,…

Friday Folklore

Last week, I shared some words from the funeral and death industry. This week, we take a slightly happier…well. No. No, I’m lying. This week, all of these words have…

Wednesday Words

As we draw closer to Halloween, more and more decorations appear, like toadstools after a rain. Often, these decorations incorporate witches and with witches come black cats. But why? And…

Friday Folklore

Welcome to the first edition of Monday Haunted Tales: True or False? Here are the rules: Read the story. Comment below whether you think the story is true or false.…

Haunted Tales