[WikiEN-l] good example of overuse of {{fact}}

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia.com
Sun Oct 15 15:20:17 UTC 2006

the wub wrote:
> Addressing the example - this IS a (possibly the most) widely propagated
> example of political correctness gone mad in the UK. Just google for
> "blackboard political correctness". However I can't for the life of me find
> the original story that led to this (if there was one in the first place)

Precisely.  It has all the flavor of an urban legend.  I found many many 
messageboard posts which claimed it as fact, but no one seems to have a 
source.  Perhaps it is true, after all, but the initial evidence seems 
to suggest otherwise.


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