Friday 24 April 2009

Wiki Birthday Bill

It turns out, according to the fountain of knowledge that is Wikipedia, that yesterday's quote is attributed to the ancient Chinese.

I was hoping that it would be Shakespeare as today (yesterday) is/was his birthday and there seemed to be a nice Blog progression available.

It subsequently appears, if Wikipedia is to be believed,that Shake's birthday might in fact be his death-day only and that his real birthday remains lost and hidden in Elizabethan Stratford-upon-Avon.

This all goes to show that we need to invent some new verbs to describe someone who believes in what they read in Wikipedia when they know that anyone and everyone has contributed.

Wicredulous might be a possible adjective. Inkspiration has potential for a different situation and taken with a wikid pinch of salt might suffice.

Of course Bill would have found something and the Chinese would have taken a great photo.

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