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Wikipedia – the definitive reference

I have previously blogged (see the link on left) on “Peoples Right to be an Idiot” and believe everything you read….just because. Here is an article showing that academics have been pushed to limit! History professors at Middlebury College have voted to ban Wikipedia as an acceptable reference source. This ban was taken because they […]

Migration vs Immigration vs Emigration

Ok, It’s just my native tongue but listening to the BBC this morning coming to work I was struck by people using these terms (and the noun forms for the participants) seemingly interchangeably! So what is the difference? Webster’s New World Dictionary (2nd College Ed.) says of migration ” to move from one place to […]

Your Right to be an Idiot

Here  is an editorial comment on the First Amendment and the Internet (aka Wikipedia). Great little article. I love the premise….Everyone has a right to be an idiot! Instead of wasting time on everything like displaying the 10 commandments on courthouse walls or mangers on public property wouldn’t it be interesting for the Supreme Court […]