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who watches the watchersEdit

Just making sure - is the semicolon at the end part of the phrase in Greek? It seems like stray punctuation, but I know nothing about the technical requirements of the language. Cheers! bd2412 T 14:58, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

@BD2412 The semicolon is the Greek "question mark" - but perhaps, since the en:term is not interrogative, this and initial capital should be removed ? — Saltmarsh. 16:13, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
Yes, I believe we generally style phrases that are rhetorical questions that way (e.g. who's on first, who's your daddy). It's probably written down somewhere, but I just follow the models. Cheers! bd2412 T 17:29, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

θα είσαιEdit

You can make any verb's future form with θα, right? So is there some reason I'm missing for why this should exist while will be shouldn't? (I was gonna send it to RFD but thought that I should check with you first in case I'm wrong about this.) —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 18:47, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

@Rossyxan, @Xoristzatziki - If you asked me to justify its inclusion (I don't think there is any suggestion that all such forms might be created) I would say that 'θα' is not used on its own (whereas 'will' has a separate existence). — Saltmarsh. 04:35, 8 June 2017 (UTC)
Well, will doesn't exist on its own in that sense. And I certainly wouldn't want more of these to be created! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 15:31, 8 June 2017 (UTC)
I'm glad you're keeping an eye on things — Saltmarsh. 10:25, 9 June 2017 (UTC)
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