What were Jack-O-Lantern’s originally carved from? – 2017

What were Jack-O-Lantern’s originally carved from?

  • Pumpkins
  • Watermelons
  • Turnips
  • Eggplant

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

6:20 AM

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· Pumpkins 16.6%

· Watermelons 19.3%

· Turnips 50.2%

It is believed that the custom of making jack-o’-lanterns at Halloween began in Ireland. In the 19th century, "turnips or mangel wurzels, hollowed out to act as lanterns and often carved with grotesque faces," were used at Halloween in parts of Ireland and the Scottish Highlands. Source: BBC

· Eggplant 13.9%








Turnips – Answer

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