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Hi! I just wanted to let you guys know I just originated the Teresa Pizarro de Angulo article. Fix it as you deem needed.

Thank you and God bless you! Sincerely yours, Antonio Martino Martin

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Architecture of Colombia[edit]

Hi, I've just updated the article on Architecture of Colombia, writing a brief introduction on the subject. I also deleted things which I thing to be innacurate, especially the paragraph dealing with the nineteenth century, and tried to lay out the main topics, which are to be found in any serious publication on the matter. Unfortunately, I do not live in Colombia at the moment and thus do not have bibliography in order to properly enhance the article. Any of you guys out there who might want to help expanding it, I strongly suggest you to have a look at the work of architect and historian Germán Tellez.


Could I have some help with this subject please? I am not clear on the word's etymology. Does it mean picnic or "pinch"? Thanks. Candleabracadabra (talk) 01:34, 17 May 2014 (UTC)

This is not a word, this should not be in wikipedia, this should be deleted as it is not in widespread usage, not if any significant value or purpose. -eadero is a Spanish noun/verb-forming suffix, similar to -ery in English, like tannery. But just like in English, just because you add the suffix to a word doesn't automatically make it a valid word. piquet- apparently comes from the word piquete, which means picnic, whether it derives its root from the English word is less certain as most dictionaries don't even include it. Now, I am from Colombia, and this word is most definitely not in the common usage, and at most is a regionalism. From the sound of it, and the current description in the article, it just seems like an appropriated word akin to the word eatery in English to describe an informal place where one gets informal and bite size forms of food. I will be moving to place this article up for deletion though as it does not meet the criteria for inclusion as Wikipedia:Wikipedia is not a dictionary. mijotoba (talk) 16:27, 21 May 2014 (UTC)
See Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Piqueteadero mijotoba (talk) 16:59, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

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Languages in censuses and Race and ethnicity in censuses[edit]

Pleas add information about this country to this articles.--Kaiyr (talk) 05:43, 30 July 2014 (UTC)