Cabbage Night: In a few northeastern American towns, Halloween was originally referred to as “Cabbage Night.” This came from a Scottish fortune-telling game, where girls used cabbage stumps to predict information about their future husbands. Most teens skipped the fortune-telling and simply went around throwing cabbage at their neighbors’ houses.- huffingtonpost.com
$8.4 billion: The amount Americans spent in 2016 to celebrate Halloween. More than 171 million Americans participated in the festivities, spending an average of $82.93.- nrf.com
Silly string: The prank product that has been banned in Hollywood since 2004. The city ordinance calls for a maximum $1,000 fine and/or six months in jail for "use, possession, sale or distribution of Silly String in Hollywood from 12:01am on October 31 to 12:00pm on November 1."- businessinsider.com
#6: Halloween ranks as the sixth most popular card-giving holiday. According to Hallmark, 20 million Halloween cards are sent each year. Christmas comes in first place, with 1.5 billion cards sent each year.- womansday.com
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