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What Do You Call The Night Before Halloween?

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Do you have a special name for the night before Halloween? Here in New Jersey, some people call it Devil’s Night or Cabbage Night. In other parts of the country, it’s known as Mischief Night, Gate Night, Trick Night, even Goosey Night!

Where did these names come from? And which is most common?

Learn more on Slate’s Lexicon Valley blog.

Writer QuestionsQUESTION: What do you call the night before Halloween?

 

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