Query Wikipedia via console over DNS

mwiki() { dig +short txt "$*".wp.dg.cx; }
Shorter version, works with multiple words.
Sample Output
$ mwiki Richard Stallman
"Richard Matthew Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often abbreviated \"rms\", is an American software freedom activist, hacker, and software developer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Stallman"

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By: dorin
2010-03-27 17:54:36

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