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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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He has fallen foul of the drugs authorities before after failing an internal Warwickshire drugs test for cannabis in 1987, which resulted in the club fining him pounds 500 and suspending him for one match.
A GUY Fawkes bonfire built by firefighters in Coleshill has been scrapped because it has fallen foul of new legislation which requires public bonfires to be cordoned off and monitored 24 hours a day.
Seven y ears of his life at one foot-ball club is an awfully long t ime, as we know he was one of t he longest-serving managers in the country, who has unfortunately fallen foul to losing his job.
Companies which are found to have fallen foul of the new law, introduced on May 26, face a fine of up to pounds 500,000.
The driver has fallen foul of wardens after leaving his battered Fiat Scudo in five streets in Coventry city centre.
Companies that have fallen foul of the law include British Telecom and Northern Gas Networks, each paying more than pounds 20,000 in fines.
EX-PUBLIC health minister Caroline Flint has fallen foul of the smoking law she championed.