Yesterday, I posed the question on Facebook: 'Do you tend to look for the "About Us" page when visiting a website?' (This in connection with web design.) All respondents did, and there was concern about quality and credentials of a website.
So here comes David Powell with a note by Bill Thayer about credentials, which leads into Sir Thomas Browne's Pseudodoxia Epidemica, or Vulgar Errors, Chapter V, Of Credulity and Supinity, at the same site.Enjoy the read! (image courtesy Wikimedia Commons)