On Mon, 5 Nov 2012 10:26:55 -0800, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Harpy Guy Fawkes day everyone.
>Hawks and foxes all alike, make the music of the psych...eeeeeeow!
Happy birthday Peter.
Here are some links to blog articles on Pope Night (Guy Fawkes day) in circa
revolutionary war Massachusetts:
'In the pre-Revolutionary decades, New Englanders ... celebrated the Fifth
of November—called Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes' Day in England—as "Pope
Night" or "Pope Day."'
'Pope Night in Boston became the main battleground for the "North End" and
"South End" gangs, divided by the Mill Creek. Each gang built its own Pope
wagon and then did its best to invade its rivals' territory.'
And more of less interest: