What does the first sentence of a typical Wikipedia article look like?
My "arbitrary" choicesEdit
As of Wed, 7 Sep 2011, 11:30pm.
- Bashar al-Assad
- Hummingbirds are birds that comprise the family Trochilidae.
- "Bette Davis Eyes"
- paper clip
- A paper clip (or sometimes paperclip) is an instrument used to fasten sheets of paper together.
- acid rain
- abstract expressionism
- A loom is a device used to weave cloth.
- Welsh language
- Moral responsibility
Using Special:Random, as of Wed, 7 Sep 2011, 11:35pm.
- UltraCats (ウルトラキャッツ), formed October 19, 2001, is group consisting of members Ucchan, Ōtake, Udo, and Jinny.
- Spear Spur
- Nicolas Champion
- Bernard Mohlalisi
- MaryAnn Lippert
- Flag of Michigan
- "The Devil's Horns"
- Wilhelm Beiglböck
- NIP (model theory)
Main Page TFA'sEdit
Most recent; first quote is current state of the article, as of Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 8:30am; second quote is (latest version of) blurb as actually seen on the Main Page.
- "Stark Raving Dad"
- Second Ostend Raid
- The Second Ostend Raid (officially known as Operation VS) was the latter of two failed attempts made during the spring of 1918 by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy to block the channels accessing the Belgian port of Ostend as a part of their conflict with the German Empire during World War I.
- The Second Ostend Raid was the latter of two failed attempts by the Royal Navy to block the channels accessing the Belgian port of Ostend in 1918 during the First World War.
- Sherman Minton
- Sherman "Shay" Minton (October 20, 1890 – April 9, 1965) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
- Sherman Minton (1890–1965) was a Democratic United States Senator from Indiana and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
- Bodiam Castle
- Galerina marginata
- History of the New York Jets
- The history of the New York Jets American football team began in 1959 with the founding of the Titans of New York, an original member of the American Football League.
- The history of the New York Jets American football team began in 1959 with the founding of the Titans of New York, of the American Football League (AFL).
- American Airlines Flight 11
- American Airlines Flight 11 was American Airlines' daily scheduled morning transcontinental flight from Logan International Airport, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles International Airport, in Los Angeles, California.
- American Airlines Flight 11 was American Airlines' morning, daily scheduled transcontinental flight from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, California.
U.S. universities named after states or citiesEdit
As of Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 12:00pm.
- University of Oklahoma
- University of California, Los Angeles
- City University of New York
- University of Connecticut
- University of Michigan
- University of Florida
- Boston University
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- University of Texas
- The University of Texas at Austin (informally University of Texas, UT Austin, or simply UT) is a public research university located in Austin, Texas.
- University of Chicago