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Why do we "trick or treat" on Halloween?

As I briefly mentioned in my answer on your other question, this too comes from the traditions of old. Performing antics in exchange for food and drink. This practice is called mumming, from which ...
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Why do we dress up to celebrate Halloween?

On the Wikipedia page for Halloween Costumes it says: An early reference to wearing costumes at Halloween comes from Scotland in 1585. Looking at the external links on the page I found something ...
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Why do we "trick or treat" on Halloween?

Here is how the "trick or treat" of Halloween first caught on: The phrase trick-or-treat was first used in America in 1927, with the traditions brought over to America by immigrants. Guising gave ...
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