[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia's destiny

Peter Mackay peter.mackay at bigpond.com
Fri Feb 24 23:41:36 UTC 2006

> From: wikien-l-bounces at Wikipedia.org 
> [mailto:wikien-l-bounces at Wikipedia.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Mayer
> Interesting. I get
> 40,300,000 for "Jimmy Wales" 
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22Jimmy+Wales%22&btnG=Search
> and
> 42,700,000 for "Jesus Christ"
> http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22Jesus+Christ%22&bt
> nG=Search
> -- mav
> PS - IIRC, the same search a month ago had over 50,000,000 
> hits for "Jimmy Wales" and about 43,000,000 for "Jesus 
> Christ". So you ain't more popular than Jesus anymore. :) 

Or googlenotable, at any rate. I suspect that there are a lot of Christians
with limited Internet access, and if you crowded them all into an arena and
asked for a show of hands as to who knew of Jimmy Wales, you would get no
more than two, maybe three.

Pete, leaving this as an exercise for the reader

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