"Grave-y” (gravy) is a typical Halloween dish. “Boned foul with grave-y” was a Halloween menu selection printed in an October 1961 newspaper.
“What do ghosts put on their Christmas turkey? Grave-y” was printed in a 2007 book. “What do ghosts like on their roast beef??? GRAVE-Y! I luv Laffy Taffy jokes” was posted on Twitter on February 11, 2009. “What do ghosts put on their mashed potatoes??? GRAVE-Y!!” was posted on Twitter on May 9, 2011.
“What do ghosts put on their bagels?"/"Scream cheese” is a similar ghost riddle.
27 October 1961, The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)< Don Dedera column, pg. 21, col. 1:
... and a menu of Hungarian ghoul-ash, deviled eggs, boned foul with grave-y, and peasant under glass.
27 October 1982, Boston (MA) Globe, “Kids’ Cooking: A few tricks produce a lot of treats for Halloween Give your party some punch” by Susan Manlin Katzman, pg. S37, col. 1:
Spook-ghetti, ghoul-ash, or ghost beef and grave-y are just the things to make people say that you are “the ghost-ess with the mostest!”
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What does a ghost eat?
Lovely. I know you won’t be able to resist goblin up this full-corpse meal. Bone appetit!:
Scream of Wheat
Pentagram Crackers with Poisonbury Jam
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Hilarious Halloween Jokes
By Alison Grambs
Illustrated by Steve Harpster
New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
What’s another tasty treat at cemeteries?
Mashed potatoes and grave-y.
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Word Play for Halloween
By Richard Lederer
Illustrations by Jim McLean
Layton, UT: Wyrick & Company
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By Puffin Books
New York, NY: Puffin Books
What do ghosts put on their Christmas turkey?
Daisy the Curly Cat
One more: Where should you bury your Thanksgiving potatoes (if they die)? ...... In a GRAVE-y!
9:02 AM - 27 Nov 2008
What do ghosts like on their roast beef??? GRAVE-Y! I luv Laffy Taffy jokes.
10:28 PM - 11 Feb 2009
Christmas jokes - 2860 Joke: What do vampires put on their turkey at Christmas ?
Grave-y ! .... http://tinyurl.com/nj7o9k
4:12 PM - 23 Jun 2009
just found out ghosts like their mashed potatoes with grave-y.
11:48 AM - 10 Aug 2009
My daughter: what do skeletons put on their mashed potatoes?
8:50 PM - 26 Aug 2010
@lchardesty What do ghosts put on their mashed potatoes??? GRAVE-Y!! Bwaahh! You’re welcome! #dumbjokes
5:18 PM - 9 May 2011
Funny Halloween Jokes - What do zombies put on their mashed patotoes? GRAVEy.
4:32 AM - 31 Oct 2012
what do skeletons put on their mashed potatoes?
5:29 PM - 20 May 2014
softBOOtch john cena
hey that reminds me of a joke. what do ghosts put on their mashed potatoes? gravey. hahaha
3:30 PM - 29 Jul 2014
Happy Halloween Jokes 6
By Peter Crumpton
How does Dracula like his meat?