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Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Censuswhacking for Halloween

Time again to search the 1880 U.S. census for strange and unique names—this time with a Halloween theme.

It's a little known fact that parents in 1880 would buy all their Halloween treats from the local Candy Miner. The Miner would roam the streets of town, chanting "Candy Candy!"

In one particular town, the residents considered anything Sweet Good, and the Miner was considered an especially Sweet Guy. That is until they found out he was making Sweet Luv to all the neighborhood women.

The Candy Miner thought his Halloween would be Trick Free, but one angry husband thought otherwise. Demon Deville caught him in an alley, and strangled him with a licorice whip.

Sweet Justice.

By the way, am I the only one who finds Mary Kate Scarey? Well, I'll now be returning to my Sofa Haunt

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