So how did Scott’s revisionist take evolve into its present form? Far from being the alums of specific individuals, it is believed that the moniker was used in reference to anybody considered an outlaw or a fugitive (much like our common use of the name ‘Gary’ for young car-tinkering aficionados).The term survived to as late as the 16th century, when anti-government plotter Guy Fawkes was condemned as a Robin Hood by the Earl of Salisbury, Robert Cecil.My last DD entry here was back in 2008 and obviously a great deal has happened since then in terms of updates to the game and news of our success.Recently a player on our Facebook page made the assertion that all fantasy MMOs, including Sherwood Dungeon, are basically clones of World of Warcraft. " It seemed like great topic for a developer diary entry. Although weve both had numerous updates, Sherwood was launched in August 2004, three months prior to World of Warcraft.This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia's quality standards.
In Europe, in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, foxes, which were associated with wiliness and fraudulent behavior, were sometimes burned as symbols of the Devil.In Finnish mythology, the fox is depicted usually a cunning trickster, but seldom evil.The fox, while weaker, in the end outsmarts both the evil and voracious wolf and the strong but not-so-cunning bear.The term "foxy" in English ("having the qualities of a fox") can also connote attractiveness, sexiness or being red-haired.The term to "outfox" means "to beat in a competition of wits", the synonym with "outguess", "outsmart" or "outwit".