Thursday, June 25, 2009

How the news was broken

From the revisions page of Wikipedia:

(cur) (prev) 22:49, 25 June 2009 TexasAndroid (talk | contribs) m (119,637 bytes) (Removed category Living people (using HotCat))

One day, being removed from the Living People category will replace a death certificate, won't it?

Meanwhile, Darryl1974 on Twitter pointed out how a "Michael Jackson's died" rumour is an annual staple at Glastonbury raising the possibility that someone was still starting the rumour just as it was coming true.