Jack-o’-Lantern: Why Is It Named ‘Jack’? – VOA Learning English
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One of the most well-known signs of Halloween is the jack-o-lantern. You can find jack-o’-lanterns on the front steps of countless American homes on October 31, Halloween night.
Decorating a pumpkin for the holiday can be a lot of fun, especially for children. Many people buy a pumpkin from a store or from a real pumpkin patch on a farm.
Making a jack-o’-lantern takes time and at least one good, sharp knife. So, make sure you have plenty…