Guy Fowlkes Arrested For Letting Off Fireworks
The story goes that while manning the fireworks stall, Guy Fowlkes got into a row with his pregnant lover and hit her. He then let off a load of fireworks and stuffed two firecrackers into the petrol tank of a car.
Anorak cannot condone hitting a pregnant woman – Catholic or othrwise – but wonders if the arson charge can take into account the effects of nominative determinism, whereby a man’s name dictate’s his future life? Of course, the law could just toss him on a fire and see if he burns…
Spotter: Orlando Sentinel