My favourite example is Queen Elizabeth's famous speech at Tilbury. We have
a decent article on that. There are actually two sources for it, and they
aren't compatible. The more probable one is hearsay, from a guy who used to
do the speech she made as a kind of party piece. Most raconteurs embroider.
On 09/23/13 11:10 AM, David Gerard wrote:
> I wasn't thinking so much in terms of Wikipedia itself, as the article
> being about one of the big problems with bios anywhere, including on
> Wikipedia. And particularly living bios.
There are risks to preferring published sources while condemning