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Latest Scottish folklore Stories

2013-10-24 23:21:43

Pet Kept Secrets has a few tips to keep pets safe during Halloween: always remember to keep pets separated from all candy and keep them in a quiet and calm place when trick or treaters hit your

2013-10-16 23:03:29

Learning ZoneXpress suggests stickers, party prizes, healthy snacks and more as healthy alternatives to Halloween candy. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) October 16, 2013

2013-10-14 23:02:18

A kid made Halloween light and a magical wizard wand have been published on Kids Activities Blog.

2013-10-13 23:01:45

Fun Halloween games and coloring pages have been published on Kids Activities Blog.

2013-09-09 23:25:24

Party World's Partywedding.com has expanded their Costume Accessories selection in wigs, makeup, jewelry, masks and hats in time for Halloween.

2012-10-24 04:01:52

Dr. John Khoury of the Oxford Smile Center in Michigan will once again promote dental health and community outreach during their annual Candy-Buy back event.


Latest Scottish folklore Reference Libraries

Kelpie (Water Horse)
2013-09-19 09:54:21

The kelpie is from Celtic folklore and is a supernatural water horse haunting the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland. Versions of the fable vary from region to region. It is described as a powerful horse with skin like that of a seal, smooth and cold to touch. The kelpie’s color is black in some versions, white in others, but always has a dripping wet mane. Other descriptions include green with a black mane and a tail that curves back. Still, always dripping wet and sometimes...

Loch Ness Monster
2013-09-08 07:15:39

One of the most well-known, talked about, and searched for cryptid in history is the Loch Ness Monster, otherwise known as Nessie. It is a large animal that is claimed to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. Its description has varied from each account over the years from when it was first heard of in 1933. Many reported sightings, photographs, videos and sonar images have been released since, but there has been no proof of existence to date. The most common belief for Nessie is a...

Issie
2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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