Articles Tagged ‘candy’

How to Say Boo Around the World: Halloween Slang

How to Say Boo Around the World: Halloween Slang October 28, 2009 | Talk Like a Local | Read More
Halloween is celebrated, in one form or another, all over the world. In Belgium people light a candle in memory of dead relatives. In Germany, they hide their knives (in case returning spirits find them). In Hong Kong, pictures of fruit or money are burned in hopes that they will reach the spirit world...

How to “win” Easter: And you thought all you needed was a basket…

How to “win” Easter: And you thought all you needed was a basket… April 9, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Welcome to the greatest candy-holiday of the year. Not everyone thinks so. “What about Halloween?” my little sister says. “That candy is free.” Nay. That candy comes at a price (a cold night on your feet, hauling a heavy pillowcase around, wearing synthetic fabrics that do NOT...