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Oct 31

Why we burn the Guy? The real meaning of Guy Fawkes night

Burning the Man - 201

Next Saturday all over Britain people will be gathering round bonfires and in their back ground to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night, and setting off fireworks to celebrate the fact that Guy Fawkes and his conspirators failed to blow up the House of Commons.   Why do we still burn the “guy” five hundred years later? …

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