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Welcome to Random Research and Wacky Facts!

The Cold Spring School Library Wiki




What is the purpose of our wiki?

Our wiki will be a place for students to post their work and collaborate on projects. It's also a place to learn how to be a "digital citizen" and to practice using online ethics when posting information. We also have fun collaborating on our Wacky Facts Page. Be sure to check it out!

What is a wiki?

A wiki is an internet site created by one person, but can be edited by everyone.

Where did the word wiki come from?

The word "wiki" comes from shuttle buses in the Honolulu National Airport that are called 'wiki-wiki"s, meaning, "quick-quick" in Hawaiian.
The word wiki comes from the shuttle buses that take passengers from the Honolulu National Airport. The shuttle buses are called wiki wikis which means quick quick.
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What is the most famous wiki?

The most famous wiki is Wikipedia. Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia.
The most popular wiki happens to be Wikipedia, even though it isn't necessarily the most reliable site.
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