Saturday, October 27, 2012

Fact of the Day: Turnip-o-Latern

The first Jack-o-Laterns were not made from pumpkins. Instead turnips, beets, and mangelwurzel were used. 

8 comments:

Bob Bushell said...

Well, how about that then.

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Good to know!
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Maria said...

That's interesting I didn't know that.

DEZMOND said...

I wonder how they managed to make a lantern out of beet?

Adam said...

that's probably why they switched to pumpkins

Christine said...

interesting fact!

Bart said...

how do u carve out a beet? lol wut

Teddi said...

i want to see a photo of a turnip, beet, or whatever that big m word is, jack-o-lantern.