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Posted by James Briggs on October 21, 2002

The latest edition of Michael Quinlon's World Wide Words had the following wonderful Endpiece:

"We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million type-writers will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true."
[Robert Wilensky , in the "Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations", published September 2002.]