[WikiEN-l] Wikipedia's Effect on American Knowledge

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 00:40:29 UTC 2007

On 7/2/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 1) You've just been knighted by Queen Elizabeth. She takes away the
> sword.
> > What does she say afterwards?
> "I dub thee, Sir Thomas"?

My, likely completely silly guess would have been: "Arise, Sir Cimon."

> 2) What are lemmings known for?
> Jumping off cliffs. A theory which was meant to explain the regular
> and sudden drops in their population. Those drops were later
> discovered to be caused by interactions with predator population
> numbers.

Being very irritable when their population density rises significantly, and
chasing each other rather aggressively.

> 3) What form are raindrops?
> Slightly flattened spheres.

Oscillating spheroids.

> 4) What do dolphins drink?
> I imagine they are the same as whales and get their water from the
> food they eat.

No idea whatsoever.

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]

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