You can prove anything with Wikipedia these days. It used to be harder to pull off these kinds of bluffs, due to the permanent nature of encyclopedias. That’s why they taught kids how to use rubber cement in school.
BEARD: Updating Wikipedia.
HOBO: What for?
BEARD: A student asked me if it was true that more than one person wrote Shakespeare's works. I told him that was indeed true. A group known as the Globetrotters used a primitive form of Wikipedia to collectively write all of Shakespeare.
HOBO: And he believed you?
BEARD: He had doubts. So, I told him to check Wikipedia.