Almost Forgot!

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Happy Guy Fawkes Day!
     
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    If only the plot had succeeded. Maybe the world would be relieved of some its anguish.
     
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    What is plot about?
     
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    10 char. filler.
     
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    Basically, a group of Britishers (including several ex-mercenaries) were upset at the monarchy's religious intolerance of Catholics, so they tried to blow up the House of Lords (where Parliament meets) with 36 barrels of gunpowder.

    The plot failed.
     
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    to this day the buffters check the cellers of westminister palce for "gun Powder" before Her majesty the Queen opens the state session of the British Parliment
     
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    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    I did not know that. The Brits really like their traditions.
     
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    They ought to. This economic crisis thing isn't going too good for them.
     
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    People shouldn't be afraid of their government. Government should be afraid of their people!

    Happy Guy Fawkes Day!
     
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