SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010
On this last day of October, I wish you a Happy Halloween.
As a Halloween gift to you, I have written a short story. Just press the “Fiction” tab above on this webpage to read The Eerie Mrs. Healy.
QUOTES OF THE DAY
Here are some Halloween quotes for you. Hope you enjoy them.
One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
- Emily Dickinson
- From One Need Not Be A Chamber To Be Haunted
‘Tis now the witching time of night.
When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out
Contagion to this world
Just like a ghost, you’ve been a-hauntin’ my dreams,
So I’ll propose . . . on Halloween.
Love is kinda crazy with a spooky little girl like you.
From the Classics IV song, Spooky; Songwriters : J.R. Cobb, Mike Shapiro, Harry Middlebrooks and Buddy Buie
To watch a video with the song Spooky, click on the link below.
A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.
- Erma Bombeck
The word "Halloween" is a shortened form of "Hallow-Even", the evening before Hallows Day or All Saints Day ( November 1). "Hallow" is an old English word meaning to make holy or consecrated.
RIDDLE ME THIS
What did one jack-o'-lantern say to the other jack-o'-lantern?
Cut that out!
(Courtesy of Hockey Night in Canada's Ron MacLean, the king of silly puns.)
Well, Texas is back in it! They won Game 3 of the World Series in home territory in the Lone Star State. The Texas Rangers defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2. We’ll see what happens in Game 3 tonight.
Welcome to Number 16, the fun website that focuses on words, language and literature. It also contains quizzes and opinion pieces. Number 16 is named after my favourite number. I am Joanne Madden and I'm from Toronto, Canada. To find out what I have written on any topic, use the search box directly below. For TV trivia, please check my other website, TV Banter (www.tvbanter.net).
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