Scrolling through the “random” feature on my xkcd app, I came across the following comic regarding an obscure entry in Wikipedia:
This led me to my Wikipedia app (it’s a sad state of affairs, I realize) to see what exactly all this “Malamanteau” business was about. To my delight, I discovered the following:
The interwebs, it would seem, are not without a sense of humor.
Voulez-voulez-vous commute blogging.
*postscript: it is prudent to exercise caution when implementing aforementioned xkcd app, as I can attest:
Though I am willing to admit to a certain amount of user error.
Postscript^2: upon revision of this entry, I made note that the xkcd comic displayed in the Wikipedia article was titled “Philosophy”. This is relevant because of an addictive phenomenon I became aware of thanks again to our friends at xkcd:
Wikipedia trivia: if you take any article, click on the first link in the article text not in parentheses or italics, and then repeat, you will eventually end up at “Philosophy”.