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1. In 1992 Halloween was on a Saturday and in 1993 Halloween was on a Sunday, but this year Halloween falls on a Thursday.
2. A lycanthrope is a werewolf. A werewolf is a creature of the night that scares kids.
3. Witch, Wolf, and Wizard are three words that have a W as there first letter.
4. The word is owl. The kitchen table is low to the ground. The word is bat .I have a tab in my folder. The word is night .I saw a big black thing. The word is spider. My brother prides his photo bombs.
5. Blood, Wizard, Ghost, Witch, Zombie, Wolf, Sharks, and snakes are eight scary words
6. Pins, pump, pin, pumps, in, pumpkin are six words made out of the word pumpkins.
7. The owl belongs to the bird group. There is about 200 different owl species. A group of owls can be called a parliament.
8. The term superstition means “a belief or notion.”
9. Some superstitions are when a black cat crosses your path you have bad luck, opening an umbrella inside and last but not least if you break a mirror it will give you bad luck.
10. There are about 206 in a human skeleton.
11. The book Dracula was written by Bram Stoker and it was based on a vampire.
12. A spider is in the arachnid group. Spiders are an arachnid not an insect. Spiders have around 40,000 different species.
13. Nocturnal means to be active during the night like owls and bats.
14. Mary Shelley was a short story writer, English novelist, and a biographer.
15. I would pick the seeds out and eat them, I could paint it, put a light in it, I would decorate it and cut it up and feed it to the wild life and that’s is what I would do with a pumpkin.
16. Bats belong in the chiropteran group. Two facts about bats are that they are flying mammals and there are about 1,000 different bat species.
17. Boris Karloff was an actor for the Grinch Stole Christmas and Franken Stine. He always had a scary part of the movie.
18. Another name for goblins, brownies, trolls, and pixies is fairy.
19. The Graveyard of the Atlantic is located in the Outer Banks and Sable Island. It was named Graveyard of the Atlantic because that’s where shipwrecks happened.
20. Sucrose means cane or beet sugar. It has to do with all the candy from trick or treating.

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