Proposal:Change the name of the Wikipedia website to OmniScience

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  1. Achieve continued growth in readership
  2. Focus on quality content
  3. Increase Participation
  4. Stabilize and improve the infrastructure
  5. Encourage Innovation


The name Wikipedia is a mustang word. Wiki being Hawaiian for Quicky,and Pedia being Greek for children, and it's an onomatopoeia for Encyclopedia, which in English, means general information education.


Etymologically and Significantly better English words for Wikipedia, or, for that matter, for Encyclopedia, would be Knowledger, Infinite Info, OmniScience, Clairvoyance, Kindergarten, Kirkgard, Word Library, Circumverity, Vironology, Enkukliology, Ring School, Groundround, Round Table, Lexicon.



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