More Bogus Percentages. This time on Wikipedia.

In what has become an eternal vigil against the myth that "People remember 10% of what they…" I just hit the jackpot with the help of Jay Banks who just sent me an email.

The Wikipedia entry for Edgar Dale had two incorrect references to the bogus numbers that I talk about so often (see my blog category Myths and Worse). I fixed it today, I hope for good.

Here’s what it looked like:


And here’s what it looked like in Wikipedia:


For those who are shocked that information on the internet might be wrong—or that Wikipedia might be wrong—see my previous entries about Wikipedia (1st Most-Recent).