18th January 2012
SIMON: If you were to visit Wikipedia today you'll be greeted by the following message.
"For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopaedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, we are blacking out Wikipedia"
For today only, there is a place... to post your made up facts...
- tweet @simonrowe with #sipedia
- visit facebook.com/klfm967
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Text 07786 200 967
The best made up facts will appear here over the day.
Harrison Ford has a holiday home in the Southgate’s King’s Lynn.
Margaret Thatcher was in Mamma Mia.
Mr T from the A team got his name after drinking up to 50 cups of tea on set every day .
Fred from Scooby Doo was actually drawn from a photograph of Adam Newstead.
Britney spears is a direct decendant of William Shakespeare.
Richard Hammond is really only 2ft tall, the BBC make him look bigger.
All Mexican men own a donkey.
Ring Star wrote all the Beatles songs but refused to take the credit.
The great wall of china was built to keep rabbits out.
Around the world 200 million people are playing Angry Birds at any point in time.
Film was always colour - the world used to be black and white A celebrity is born every minute.
Cricket was invented by Ronnie Corbett in 490 AD.
22% of facts are made up.
4 o'clock on Tuesday 3rd June will now take place at 9.25 pm on Friday 8th of July.
The number 12 is considered to be unlucky if you live in South Lynn.
Orange mobile phones are made from real oranges.
If you put your ear to a cup of tea and listen very carefully, you can hear the voices of the people who picked the original leaves.
Posted by Simon Rowe at 12:00pm