24 Feb 2010

One of those random "I have been in the pub" comments

I get bored. So bored I get Daily Wikipedia Articles emailed to me.

However, today the daily article from Wiki hit an all time low in the boredom of academics

Here is the beginning of the version that was emailed to me;

"A castle is a defensive structure associated with the Middle Ages,found in Europe and the Middle East. The precise meaning of "castle" is debated by scholars, but it is usually considered to be the "private fortified residence" of a lord or noble. Over the approximately 900 years that castles were built they took on a great many forms with many different features, although some, such as curtain walls and arrowslits, were commonplace."

Now, I appreciate that Wikipedia should list everything to be a comprehensive encyclopedia... but...!

This may keep me amused for some time.

Other gems of academic thought include




(These are the things in my immediate eyesight, "Cat" didn't make the grade.)

1 comment:

  1. "A door is a moveable barrier used to cover an opening."

    Well, I've never heard it described like that before! For me it's something to be stumble into in the middle the night when looking for the bathroom.


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