Halloween memes via someecards.com
Happy Halloween, everyone.
The time is finally hear to throw our diets out of the window for yet another holiday. This time, we get to dress up as our favorite characters, celebrities or inanimate objects for a night before rewarding ourselves with enough candy to make your dentist weep.
But while everyone knows you get to dress up and stuff your face with candy on Oct. 31, what is the real reason for the holiday?
What Is Halloween?
Halloween is believed to have begun 1900 years ago in Europe as a Celtic celebration. Eventually, during the Roman Empire, a new custom began where people would eat and give away fruit on Halloween — if you try to do that today, you’re going to get an evil look. The tradition is believed to have come from the annual Feast of Pomona, which was a celebration of Roman goddess Pomona, which was held on Nov. 1.
When trick-or-treating first became a thing, children would go door-to-door with “soul cakes” before singing and praying to the dead.
It’s safe to say that we can all be happy that the traditions have evolved into what they are today.
You can check out some of the best Halloween costumes on the web below.
Best Halloween Costumes 2017
Is It Wrong To Celebrate Halloween?
Easy answer: No, do what you want and go get that candy.
We've seen many Skeleton jokes and it's not even 9am.
They're very humerus.#Halloween
— National Library of Scotland (@natlibscot) October 31, 2017
— For Halloween I’m going to write “Life” on a plain white T-shirt and hand out lemons to strangers.
— Why do skeletons have low self-esteem? They have no body to love.
Happy #Halloween – some jokes to tell tonight (or not)
What's a ghost's favourite dessert?
Why did the ghost go into the bar?
For the Boos!
Where do vampires keep their money?
The blood bank!
More here: https://t.co/WZLecWNb5i
— Roy Goodacre (@RoyGoodacre) October 31, 2017
— Thank goodness for Halloween, all of a sudden, cobwebs in my house are decorations!
— Two monsters went to a Halloween party. Suddenly one said to the other, “A lady just rolled her eyes at me. What should I do?” The other monster replied, “Be a gentleman and roll them back to her.”
Why didn’t the skeleton like the Halloween candy?
He didn’t have the stomach for it! Happy Halloween Eve! #soccergenius #halloween #jokes pic.twitter.com/qmzJOedPGi
— SoccerGenius (@soccergeniusca) October 30, 2017
— Q: Why did the ghost go into the bar? A: For the Boos.
— Q: What did the witch say to the skeleton when he was lying? A: “I know your lying because I can see right through you.”
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