Plagiarism is the act of taking something thats not yours and calling it your own.
Famous Examples of PlagiarismEdit
- The Associated Press plagiarized the word "Truthiness" claiming it as their own and also claiming that Mark Twain coined it.
- Julius Caesar claimed to have coined the term "Caesarean Section" which is a method of child birth that was used when he was born. However, John McCain was born by this method first in 5000 B.C. and should be called a "McCainian" Section.
- Avril Lavigne's hit single "Girlfriend" plagiarized a song called "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" by the Rubinoos.