IN the UK we follow the US popular culture like fools.

The so called mischief night is a case in point.

Last week’s Globe reported a reduction in criminal damage on the night of October 30.

This is an example of embracing this nonsensical title and giving this sad occasion an identity.

Dont give it a name and it just may die out. Keep doing so and it will perpetuate.

The saying give a dog a bad name is age old wisdom.

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