1. On Halloween, the lil' monsters (in costumes) drag their parents around for free stuff. On Christmas, the lil' monsters (in pajamas) drag their parents out of bed for free stuff.
2. Every year on Halloween, Linus (from The Peanuts) sits in the pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin, who will bring toys to all the good boys and girls who believe. Every year on Christmas, children deck out their fireplace (or appointed substitute) and wait for Santa Claus, who will bring toys for all the good boys and girls who believe.
3. 31 Octal = 25 Decimal. With abbreviations, 31 Oct = 25 Dec.