[Ads-l] Possible prank entry in Wikipedia for the book "A Glass Eye at a Keyhole"

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 15 19:47:55 UTC 2015


While researching a quotation recently I came across an entry on
Wikipedia for the book "A Glass Eye at a Keyhole" by Mary Pettibone
Poole. The entry seems to be filled with chimerical misinformation.
The account of the originator of the Wikipedia entry has been "blocked
indefinitely" because he or she "abusively used multiple accounts."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Glass_Eye_at_a_Keyhole

[Begin excerpt of Wikipedia on March 15, 2015]
A Glass Eye at a Keyhole is an aphorism and apothegms-based book
written by Mary Pettibone Poole in 1938.[1] It is a book of epigrams,
many of which were devised by Mary during her experimentation with
hallucinogenic substances. Some of the contexts were inspired by her
personal life experiences, sexual encounters and struggle with Crohn's
disease. The book was banned in the USSR during the 1940s as it was
considered to promote religious and sexual freedoms, incompatible with
socialism.
[End excerpt of Wikipedia on March 15, 2015]

Garson

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