false attribution

Here is the link to the Wikipedia article on this topic. Note: The Wikipedia article does not consider the issue of true authorship, or even mention Stigler’s law of eponymy. keywords: falsehood, wrong names, list of misnamed theorems

PUN

The rampant illness in Italy means that ‘Pax Romana’ must move over for ‘pox Romana’. keywords: sickness, coronavirus, TOPICAL

A question about the content of biographical entries in Wikipedia

Are biographical entries in Wikipedia written by their subjects? Doing so would be a way of getting content that is not subject to copyright, but it would be nice to have it somewhere admitted if this is what is happening. A piece of evidence that this is happening is when the subject writes in the … Continue reading A question about the content of biographical entries in Wikipedia