Saturday, November 05, 2005

Gunpowder, Treason, and Plot!!!

Today is the 400th anniversary of Guy Fawkes's arrest in the cellar of Parliament House with thirty-six barrels of gunpowder. I encourage you all to take this opportunity to play funny BBC trivia games and shout "Gunpowder, treason, and PLOT!!!" in the middle of random conversations -- it's fun! And just in case you can't find a bonfire tonight . . .

Happy Guy Fawkes Day!

2 comments:

  1. That gun powder should have been used for cannon firing practice.

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  2. I'm highly amused that there's a holiday/fireworks celebration in honor of someone who wanted to blow up the government. I suppose any excuse for fireworks. . .

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