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Zog[edit]

Please advise why you have removed reference to his title being "Skanderbeg III" and "King of the Albanians" both of which there are references for. --Counter-revolutionary (talk) 20:44, 11 August 2013 (UTC)

I'm not really sure what you are referring to. I removed the reference to "Skanderberg III" in the opening sentence, since the appellation is said to have been used only briefly. However it still appears at the top of the Infobox, and (thanks to text added by me) is mentioned and explained later in the text. As to "King of the Albanians", I don't believe I removed that from anywhere; in fact, I made sure that it appeared in full in the opening sentence, which it didn't before my changes. W. P. Uzer (talk) 06:47, 12 August 2013 (UTC)

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Chinese numerals[edit]

You've recently added to Chinese numerals how Monday, Tuesday, etc would be 星期一, 星期二, etc, however I don't think this would be absolutely definite. It depends on personal preference (or maybe regional differences), but Monday, Tuesday, etc can also be rendered as 周一 周二 all they way up to Sunday, which is 周日 (which interestingly is never written as 周天, unlike 星期天). --benlisquareTCE 10:55, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

Interesting, thanks, do you want to add that to the article? I think it would be worth mentioning in the context, even if it's starting to veer slightly off topic. W. P. Uzer (talk) 11:24, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

December 2013[edit]

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Bristol Bus Boycott 'busses' pluralisation[edit]

no, sorry, I'm afraid you couldn't be much more wrong about 'busses' being American; I am English, and personally consider myself quite a purist on grammar and Americanisms, so no, it's not at all just the Americanised plural

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Can I just ask: are you yourself British or American?
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Arbcom elections[edit]

I read your concerns about the abstain option, but haven't yet been convinced. Can you identify a scenario in which an abstain for a candidate affects the outcome? I take it as obvious that if you were initially planning to support (or oppose), then clicked on abstain, then the outcome would differ from your initial plan, but I'm trying to imagine a scenario in which a decision to, say Abstain on Candidate B would increase or decrease the likelihood that B is elected.--S Philbrick(Talk) 18:19, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

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New proposals at Wikipedia:Pending changes/Request for Comment 2014[edit]

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Twin cities[edit]

Hi, I see you reverted the removal of one of these sections. Could you explain how twin cities are at all significant in a summary article of a city? Do residents of a city actually know what these twin cities are? I doubt it. Usually they're just for a few junket trips by local politicians, that's all. I note also the size ... Tony (talk) 10:23, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

I didn't revert anything, I just left a query with the person who was doing it. W. P. Uzer (talk) 15:10, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

Old Style and New Style dates[edit]

Hi W. P. Uzer!

I've seen your edits to this artice. I think your second edit actually confuses the intended meaning of the sentence, which is that the phrases (OS and NS) are used to indicate one of two things. The construction "are used... to indicate either whether... or whether..." sounds really awkward to me and obscures the original meaning. I see nothing wromg with the original construction "are used... to indicate either that... or that..."

Your first edit (about the Battle of Hasting) I agree with entirely. Mike Spathaky (talk) 23:45, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red[edit]

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Head Directionality[edit]

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Thank you LingAnthNerd (talk) 00:44, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

To clarify, the Head-directiionality entry is part of a Wikipedia course-related project. Some of the changes that you introduced (without consultation) mis-represent the differences between Dependency Theory and X-bar Theory. In the interests of neutrality, I have amended the structure of the entry so that there are now two distinct subsections for each of these theories. Note that the notion of "dependent" is not equivalent to the notion of "complement", and that the head-directionality parameter only pertains to the [Head-Complement] relation. The current structure of the article now lays this out more clearly. Many thanks for your constructive input!--RM Dechaine (talk) 20:07, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

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