Mar 14, 2012
RIP, Encyclopaedia Britannica
14 Mar 2012
Posted by Andrew Kantor
The last edition — published in 2010 — weighed in 129 pounds. On the other hand, it was readable in a blackout and without an Internet connection. And, of course, people didn’t laugh at you if you cited it.
Or, for fans of irony, here’s the Wikipedia entry — which has already been updated to reflect today’s announcement.