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13 weird and wonderful things on Wikipedia

A neverending treasure trove.

WIKIPEDIA IS AN invaluable resource.

It’s also home to some of the most weird and wonderful things on the internet.

1. Look at the image they use to illustrate ‘depression’

Alright lads.

depr Source: Wikipedia

2. Not to mention the image used for ‘anxiety’

anx Source: Wikipedia

3. Let us never forget the wonderful photographic illustrations for ‘high five,’ ‘down low,’ and ‘too slow’

A work of art.

hgih Source: Wikipedia

4. That time some internet ninja edited the Wikipedia for ‘fanny pack’ to say that we call them ‘gee bags’

CrRKcVdXYAAROFe Source: Lee Healy/Twitter

5. The best ever Wikipedia list

dg Source: Wikipedia

6. This photo on the ‘hospital gown’ Wikipedia

Looking good, sir.

hso Source: Wikipedia

7. You, on St. Stephen’s Night:

gg Source: Wikipedia

8. The amazing trajectory on Bill Cullen’s Wikipedia

“Other business interests” to “exploits in outer space”.

CkXQK1TUYAAMGMC Source: Wikipedia

9. The fact that Cian Healy’s Wikipedia contains a “part-time DJ and painter”

cian Source: Wikipedia

Ready to fly, 2 pinners Chicago bound! @irishrugby #teamofus

A photo posted by Cian Healy (@properchurch) on

10. These little guys

11. The beyond cringey nicknames for the Spire

emm Source: Emmet Broaders/Twitter

12. This deathly important illustration

13. And the fact that Chris de Burgh was featured on the ‘songwriter’ Wikipedia

Perfect accompanying photo.

songwr Source: Wikipedia

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