It seems those who walk the hallowed grounds of the academy have taken notice of our very own Cecil. *Science,*the journal of The American Association for the Advancement of Science noted www.straightdope.com in their “NetWatch” column. They even have a two word quote from Ed Zotti.
Kaiser, Jocelyn. “NetWatch,” Sciencevol. 291(5505). Feb 2, 2001, pp795.