The laugh is always on the loser.
International Digital Times :: During NBC's Olympic opening ceremony coverage, Meredith Vieira voiced words that are likely to haunt her for years to come, bringing on a barrage of heckling tweets within the online community. Just moments after the coverage began, Vieira sheepishly admitted that (corrected quote, watch the clip below around 00:23:) "if you haven't heard of him (Tim Berners-Lee) we haven't either".
Commentary by C. Harbison, www.idigitaltimes.com
You can watch the clip here:
Pretty sure @AnnCurry knows who Tim Berners-Lee is— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) July 28, 2012
Josh Stearns created a Storify of some more comments he found on Twitter (on the second page)