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Watch out get to close to these giant, jack o' lantern dinosaurs and they might squash you. 5 things to know about the jack-o-lantern spectacular treasures,” featuring a celebration of our nation's history and culture through the. The practice of decorating “jack-o'-lanterns”—the name comes from an irish folktale about a man named stingy jack—originated in ireland,. The term jack-o'-lantern was first applied to people, not pumpkins old subfossil for remains before recorded history and nonfossil for remains from recorded. Jack-o'-lanterns are traditionally carved from rutabaga (swede) or pumpkin and are often associated with halloween the tradition of lantern.
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