[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia in the pop culture

charles matthews charles.r.matthews at ntlworld.com
Thu May 11 16:46:49 UTC 2006

"Steve Bennett" wrote

> But they would say "I looked it up in the encyclopaedia" - maybe they
> think "wiki" is just some weird web term, so it would be like saying
> "I looked it up in the weblopaedia" or something. Rather than
> realising there is *one* Wikipedia. ?

The French, sticklers for definite articles, say 'sur Internet', where we 
say 'on the Internet'.  Don't expect logic.  BTW I thought wiki was a Weird 
Web Term.  Roll on the real WWW (World Wide Wiki).


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