[WikiEN-l] BLPs in the papers

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 22:12:28 UTC 2008

On 20/02/2008, Steven Walling <steven.walling at gmail.com> wrote:
> Goddamn! What I want to know is why papers always call us "Wikipediots".
>  It's too close to idiot to be anything but degrading. I don't call
>  journalists "newsies" or the like do I? It says quite clearly all over the
>  site, "Wikipedian". Besides, adding -idiots is grammatically nonsensical.

It's the first time I've seen the name, but I don't like it either. It
seems deliberately offensive, to me...

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