[LINK] Wikipedia Celebrates 750 Years Of American Independence

brd at iimetro.com.au brd at iimetro.com.au
Thu Jul 27 12:28:20 AEST 2006

Quoting Deus Ex Machina <vicc at cia.com.au>:

> Wikipedia Celebrates 750 Years Of American Independence
> http://www.theonion.com/content/node/50902
> "NEW YORK.Wikipedia, the online, reader-edited encyclopedia, honored the
> 750th anniversary of American independence on July 25 with a special
> featured section on its main page Tuesday."
> ...
> "At 750 years, the U.S. is by far the world's oldest surviving
> democracy, and is certainly deserving of our recognition," Wales said.
> "According to our database, that's 212 years older than the Eiffel
> Tower, 347 years older than the earliest-known woolly-mammoth fossil,
> and a full 493 years older than the microwave oven."
> and its not even near april...

I do hope you guys are joking, 'cos The Onion certainly is.

In a piece of circular referencing:


"The Onion is a parody newspaper published weekly in print and on the 
It contains satirical articles as well as a general entertainment section."


Bernard Robertson-Dunn
Sydney Australia
brd at iimetro.com.au

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