[Sca-cooks] OT/OOP "Begging for Thanksgiving"

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Nov 4 14:30:19 PST 2009

You also have begging for the Guy in the UK.
It's associated with Guy Fawkes Day and bonfires.



On Nov 4, 2009, at 4:56 PM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

> It's also interesting to look at the number of holidays celebrated  
> by some form of begging or other profitable door-to-door activity,  
> like singing the Wren Song in Ireland on St. Stephen's Day,  
> Wassailing or Christmas caroling, the First Communion collection  
> mentioned in "Angela's Ashes" (I had never heard of that one  
> before), and, of course, trick-or-treating...
> Adamantius

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