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TorgoX (1933)


"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Tuesday December 30, 2003
10:27 PM

W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee to be Knighted

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"W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee to Be Knighted by Queen Elizabeth"

31 December 2003: Buckingham Palace today announced that Queen Elizabeth II will make Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director, a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE). Mr. Berners-Lee, a British citizen, is being knighted in recognition of his services to the global development of the Internet through the invention of the World Wide Web.

--W3C news

Cultural note: it is a great honor to be knighted by a weathly inbred German empress.

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  • how I'd feel about being knighted *after* Mick Jagger.

    Kinda like being picked to play basketball after the short guy was picked...