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Again, welcome! -- Cirt (talk) 21:20, 6 March 2011 (UTC)

BabelEdit

Could you add {{Babel}} to your user page? I'd appreciate it. --Dan Polansky (talk) 13:57, 26 July 2015 (UTC)

HelloEdit

What's your L1? So coy with the Babel box. Equinox 02:56, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

you don't have to answer that question ;P --Harmonicaplayer (talk) 17:18, 29 June 2018 (UTC)
We also wish to welcome you to User:PseudoSkull/Etymologies_of_usernames. Haha! Equinox 04:04, 22 July 2018 (UTC)
Indeed, what were they licking? —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 04:08, 22 July 2018 (UTC)

gleichursprünglichEdit

The 'i' in 'die' does not look like a 't'. If you read a lot of Fraktur, it is unmistakeably an 'i'. The dot over the 'i' is missing, but it is an 'i'. There are several reasons why the dot could be missing, including a defect in the paper, a damaged sort (piece of cast metal type), incomplete inking. It's a printing error, definitely not a typographic error. —Stephen (Talk) 13:03, 19 August 2018 (UTC)

@Stephen: I agree that the middle letter in 'd?e' is not a 't' but an 'i' whose dot has gone awol, which is why I added an alternative explanation to the comment in this edit. Still, the damaged 'i' might easily be misread for a 't', so I thought the comment had a function, namely to alert further editors they should refrain from modifying the quotation in the article text to something like "dte [sic]". Your edit transformed the HTML comment into something I wasn't sure was sufficiently clear to serve that function; to me it seemed more like a meta-comment on the earlier comment it replaced. I have now made clear that of the two competing theories – typo versus damaged 'i' – only the latter has validity.  --Lambiam 18:30, 19 August 2018 (UTC)

autoplagiarismEdit

Hi Lambiam, thanks for your edit on my draft for the term autoplagiarism on my user page (User:Zumley/autoplagiarism). Please feel free to add that edit to the actual entry. Else I could do it for you. Cheers! Zumley (talk) 19:28, 11 September 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for your research and helpEdit

Thank you for your research and help, at entries devil's triangle and Devil's Triangle. Much appreciated, -- Cirt (talk) 19:45, 12 October 2018 (UTC)

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