best obscure Wikipedia pages?

Mr. Tea

Shub-Niggurath, Please
This. Is. Amazing: "The Aarne–Thompson classification system is a system for classifying folktales..."

4 Types
4.1 Animal tales
4.1.1 Wild Animals 1-99
4.1.1.1 The Clever Fox or other animal 1-69
4.1.1.2 Other Wild Animals 70-99​
4.1.2 Wild Animals and Domestic Animals 100-149
4.1.3 Wild Animals and Humans 150-199
4.1.4 Domestic Animals 200-219
4.1.5 Other Animals and Objects 220-299​
4.2 Fairy Tales
4.2.1 Supernatural Opponents 300 - 399
4.2.2 Supernatural or Enchanted Relatives 400-459
4.2.2.1 Wife 400-424
4.2.2.2 Husband 425-449
4.2.2.3 Brother or Sister 450-459​
4.2.3 Supernatural Tasks 460-499
4.2.4 Supernatural Helpers 500-559
4.2.5 Magic Items 560-649
4.2.6 Supernatural Power or Knowledge 650-699
4.2.7 Other stories of the supernatural 700-749​
4.3 Religious Tales
4.3.1 God Rewards and Punishes 750-779
4.3.2 The Truth Comes to Light 780-791
4.3.3 Heaven 800-809
4.3.4 The Devil 810-826
4.3.5 Other Religious Tales 827-849​
4.4 Realistic Tales, or Novelles
4.4.1 The Man Marries the Princess 850-869
4.4.2 The Woman Marries the Prince 870-879
4.4.3 Proofs of Fidelity and Innocence 880-899
4.4.4 The Obstinate Wife Learns to Obey 900-909
4.4.5 Good Precepts 910-919
4.4.6 Clever Acts and Words 920-929
4.4.7 Tales of Fate 930-949
4.4.8 Robbers and Murderers 950-969
4.4.9 Other Realistic Tales 970-999​
4.5 Tales of the Stupid Ogre, Giant, or Devil
4.5.1 Labor Contract 1000-1029
4.5.2 Partnership between Man and Ogre 1030-1059
4.5.3 Contest between Man and Ogre 1060-1114
4.5.4 Man Kills (Injures) Ogre 1115-1144
4.5.5 Ogre Frightened by Man 1145-1154
4.5.6 Man Outwits the Devil 1155-1169
4.5.7 Souls Saved from the Devil 1170-1199​
4.6 Anecdotes and Jokes
4.6.1 Stories about a Fool 1200-1349
4.6.2 Stories about Married Couples 1350-1439
4.6.2.1 The Foolish Wife and Her Husband 1380-1404
4.6.2.2 The Foolish Husband and His Wife 1405-1429
4.6.2.3 The Foolish Couple 1430-1439​
4.6.3 Stories about a Woman 1440-1524
4.6.3.1 Looking for a Wife 1450-1474
4.6.3.2 Jokes about Old Maids 1475-1499
4.6.3.3 Other Stories about Women 1500-1524​
4.6.4 Stories about a Man 1525-1724
4.6.4.1 The Clever Man 1525-1639
4.6.4.2 Lucky Accidents 1640-1674
4.6.4.3 The Stupid Man 1675-1724​
4.6.5 Jokes about Clergymen and Religious Figures 1725-1849
4.6.5.1 The Clergyman is Tricked 1725-1774
4.6.5.2 Clergyman and Sexton 1775-1799
4.6.5.3 Other Jokes about Religious Figures 1800-1849​
4.6.6 Anecdotes about Other Groups of People 1850-1874
4.6.7 Tall Tales 1875-1999​
4.7 Formula Tales
4.7.1 Cumulative Tales 2000-2100
4.7.1.1 Chains Based on Numbers, Objects, Animals, or Names 2000-2020
4.7.1.2 Chains Involving Death 2021-2024
4.7.1.3 Chains Involving Eating 2025-2028
4.7.1.4 Chains Involving Other Events 2029-2075​
4.7.2 Catch Tales 2200-2299
4.7.3 Other Formula Tales 2300-2399​
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4linehaiku

Repetitive
"The conflicts, in which vendors raided one another's vans and fired shotguns into one another's windscreens, were more violent than might typically be expected between ice-cream salesmen."
Deadpan contributors to wikipedia we salute you.
 

4linehaiku

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I also liked that list of dreams page, which lists loads "notable" dreams, mainly people having dreams that led to them inventing / discovering stuff. Then right in the middle of them it mentions that Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream involving former slaves and slaveowners meeting at the table of brotherhood etc etc. Which I feel maybe misses the point of that speech a little.
 
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