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Some surprising facts about Halloween:

1. Halloween comes from the ancient Pagan festival Samhain, celebrated by the Celtic people 

2. Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween

3. Trick or treating began in areas of the UK and Ireland where poor people went house-to-house souling - so called becaused they asked for a small amount of food or small bread cakes in exchange for a prayer

4. The first jack-o-lanterns were actually made from turnips not pumpkins

5. The world's largest pumpkin weighed 2,323lb

6. The New York City Halloween parade annually has 50,000 people taking part and over 2 million people watching it

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