American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Fawkes, Guy 1570-1606. English conspirator executed for his role in the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to kill James I and blow up Parliament on November 5, 1605, to avenge the persecution of Roman Catholics in England.
- n. English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
“Piers Fawkes is the founder of PSFK and running it along with the other parts of PSFK.”
“Guido Fawkes is reporting that "The latest poll (conducted 6-8 August) carried out in Scotland by YouGov recorded the biggest ever poll lead for the SNP with the party gaining a 19% lead over the Labour .... the SNP on 44% with Labour trailing on 25%.”
“Guido Fawkes is a Westminster Village distraction, the love of politicians and journalists.”
“Guido Fawkes is claiming that YouGuv was commissioned to conduct a poll of Liberal Democrat members and the results came up: Campbell 40, Huhne 34, Hughes 24.”
“He had drawn his information from Paul Staines, a former bond trader who writes a blog under the name Guido Fawkes from London.”
“He had drawn his information from Paul Staines, a former bond trader who writes a blog from London under the name Guido Fawkes.”
“Feared by everyone, 'except my kids', Guido Fawkes, aka Paul Staines, 44, a one-time City trader turned 1990s Acid House rave promoter, set up his blog in 2004 in Wexford, Ireland.”
“The inquiry, led by senior judge Brian Leveson, said Sunday it would call Paul Staines, who blogs under the name Guido Fawkes.”
“Paul Staines, who blogs under the name Guido Fawkes, posted a draft of Mr Campbell's written evidence online at the weekend.”
“It emerged on Sunday that political blogger Paul Staines, who runs the Order-order website under the name Guido Fawkes, had been summoned to the inquiry sometime this week.”
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