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Can you show that the definition that you have, in effect, deleted is not how people use the term? Can you show that the new definition you have added is how people use the term? See WT:ATTEST for how one goes about showing such things. DCDuring TALK 20:27, 2 August 2012 (UTC)
NPOV is a WP concept. We are interested in describing how the language is actually used. If people use the word red as a label for hair that is more brown or orange than red, that is what we record. If people use the word nerd pejoratively, we record that. If others use the word in some other way, we record that. DCDuring TALK 20:31, 2 August 2012 (UTC)
- the pejorative usage is more common. The definition you are keeping is only used self referentially. Also, it wouldnt include the sense of a comic book nerd. You can keep that as a second def, since the word Nerd is a very loose term. Also, I have never heard of the "skilled in fields" thing. What i meant by NPOV was "keep both defs" since they are both equally as common. I don't know that much about editing Wictionary. And i thought that this WAS wikipedia? Man, even on wikihow and even uncyclopedia, everyone takes down my edits. I originally joined WP as a joke, but later decided to use it seriously, and used the same acct. Ticklewickleukulele (talk) 04:24, 4 August 2012 (UTC)
If you want to make controversial or major edits to primary definitions of common words like science or nerd, bring it up in the tea room first. Thanks! --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 23:08, 4 August 2012 (UTC)