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Wikipedia celebrates 27th birthday

Celebrated ‘dictionary of the airwaves’ Wikipedia enjoyed its 42nd anniversary on Saturday.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2015
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The Wikipedia Guide to HM the Queen

Her Royal Highness Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, or Liz as she is fondly known to her friends, was named after the luxury cruise liner the QEII but she was not actually born a Queen. She used to be a Princess until in nineteen fifty something when her father died.

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Posted: Jun 5th, 2012
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‘Imagine a world without free porn’, says blacked-out Wikipedia

Wikipedia's biggest audience everThe organisers of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia have warned web surfers that proposed legislation in the US may take us ‘back to the dark ages’ when it was necessary to pay to see women’s breasts.

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2012
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‘Greek mythology made-up when we were pissed’ admits Oxford professor

Ronald Vickers, a Professor of Classics at Oxford University, has admitted that the entire subject of Greek Mythology was invented by a group of drunken lecturers in the 1820s.

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Posted: May 25th, 2011
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Wikiversity awards world’s first Bachelor of Search (BSrc) degrees

Thousands of graduates will today receive degrees from the new online university ‘Wikiversity’ which dispenses with knowledge-based learning in favour of information found on the internet.

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2010
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