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Uncyclopedia: Your faves?

Posted by Dave Bath on 2009-07-09

Uncyclopedia logo: a squished version of Wikipedia logo

For relief from the continuing series of posts on use and rights of Public Service Information in Victoria, it’s time to ask readers about their favorite Uncyclopedia article, in the same vein as the question about your favorite xkcd, and a post that morphed into a thread on your favorite Tom Lehrer.

(For those who are unaware, Uncyclopedia is a spoof of wikipedia, with pages varying in quality, but the best are almost believable until you read carefully.  Either that… or they are all too true, as you can see by comparing Bogan on wikipedia with Bogan on uncyclopedia).

Perhaps my favorite is the one on Murphy’s law application for antigravitatory cats which involves sticking buttered toast (butter up) on the back of a cat.

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