In many countries in central and eastern Europe, November 1st is All Saint's Day ...and it is very similar. Virtually everyone pays a visit to the cemetery.
Yes, and November 2nd is All Souls Day.
In France, November 2nd is the Day of the Dead, which is celebrated by flowering the tombs of your beloved ones.
Most people do it on November 1st though, as it's a public holiday.
Actually, most people don't do anything.
Salió con los tenis por delante - Left the room, tennis shoes first.
Se puso la pijama de triplai - Put on the tri ply wood pajamas.
Anda de minero - Doing the miner thing.
Se lo chupó la bruja - The witch sucked him/her dry.
Chupó Faros - Sucked Faros (an old, old time rice paper non-filter cigarette that's still around).
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