Wikipedia, Wickerpedia and the Wikki-Wikki Song

Everyone, including me, seems to pronounce the world’s most famous online encyclopaedia as ‘wickerpedia’. Unsurprisingly, there’s a website for that.

Alas, the enticing links in the main English language site do not work – I would have dearly loved to learn more about the role of wicker in the space program.

It’s not the only time the term wiki or its derivatives has been found in popular culture. Yesterday I listened to Streetsounds Electro 1, where ‘Jam On’s Revenge (The Wikki-Wikki Song)’ appears. That was twenty years ago or so. I understand Hawaiians have been using it a bit longer.

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