Originally Posted by Antares
First and foremost: you have to take Wikipedia with a huge grain of salt. It's written by any old person with a computer and can (and does) proclaim any old thing that someone wants to type.
Soooo . . . I wouldn't put too much credence in this claim (or any other "fact" you find on Wikipedia--unless, of course, you've verified it from a reputable source . . . or two or three)!
Just cuz it's online doesn't make it true!
Or to summarize "The trouble with quotes on the internet is that you can never know if they are genuine." - Winston Churchill
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