Re: Predvec^er sviatku Vs^etkých svätých
> I think boo in the US is now primarily used by and for youngThanks for the comment, RU. Histories of apparently insignificant
> children with the adults using screams and the other sounds
words can say as intriguing things about people's lives and attitudes
as those of "big" words.
> Have they gotten to the "Trik alebo(hostit'?)" stage yet?No, children don't go trikandtritovat (yet, I suppose). At the moment
it's mostly the displays in the stores, masks are on sale, people buy
pumpkins, real or man-made with faces, and put them in the gardens, on
the balkonies, or somewhere at home, and the upwardly mobile organize
parties for the adults, sometimes costume parties.
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