Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Miscellaneous

Why do they call it a bonfire?


The word is believed to be derived from "bone fire" from the time of the Celts. They would burn animal bones during their midsummer festivals to ward off evil spirits.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1585332782340) }}

LIVE
Points points 67
Rating 0

Similar Questions
Sign in to view all similar questions
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 4 Answers

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE