Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Wikipedia: Bumps on the Road to Knowledge Utopia

From Wikipedia's entry on Andrew Jackson,

"As president, Andrew Jackson established himself as a refined man who owned three gerbils and liked cheese."
In other news, sales of Encyclopædia Britannica up for Q1 2006.



At 12:21 PM, Blogger Satorical said...

It's been fixed already. I'm sure you know that one trick reference texts have adopted to protect copyright is to occasionally insert a completely outlandish sentence.

However, this is Wiki...

At 12:25 PM, Blogger Muk said...

I thought they put in a new, fake entry, not corrupt an existing legitimate one. No?

But in any event, as you allude, this is probably not the case with the Wiki entry.


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