Thanks Rickard. Believe it or not I had to ask what the date was today. Duh!
"Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>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:
> Rick Parker