Talk:Walter William Skeat

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"Skeat" Board? C'mon[edit]

As funny as it was, I undid the bit about Skeat "inventing" the skateboard. Still, very clever. 198.199.165.130 18:22, 7 May 2007 (UTC)

Well done. This sort of benignly intentioned vandalism can take a lot of work to correct and do a lot of harm. JonRichfield (talk) 18:31, 23 October 2011 (UTC)

Will the real Walter William Skeat please stay out of Malaya...[edit]

I have reverted the entry "Malay Magic" which was written by a later WWS, together with a large body of anthropological work from similar areas. It might have been a son for all I know, but will contributors to this article please exercise caution? AFAIK the philologist never visited SE Asia at all. JonRichfield (talk) 17:19, 15 May 2012 (UTC)