[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia in the pop culture

Rob gamaliel8 at gmail.com
Thu May 11 17:07:20 UTC 2006

On 5/11/06, Oskar Sigvardsson

> I see this all the time too, and I can't understand it, people don't
> say "I looked it up in the Encyclopedia Britannica", they say "I
> looked it up in Encyclopedia Britannica". It's really quite strange
> that they wouldn't use the same construct for wikipedia..........

Many times people stick "the" in front of things they don't understand and
sometimes are a little afraid of.  The best example I can think of offhand
is Denzel Washington referring to "the AIDS" throughout the movie

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