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Caption from image in Manufacturers section needs correcting[edit]

I seem to have noticed that the image in the "Manufacturers" section is depicting a box of Chocolate Hazelnuts from Sprüngli (not Lindt as incorrectly mentioned). If this could be corrected from:

Lindt chocolates in presentation box for the Switzerland Wiki Loves Monuments Awards Ceremony (2013)

to

Sprüngli chocolates in presentation box for the Switzerland Wiki Loves Monuments Awards Ceremony (2013)

Cheers.

Etymology[edit]

While the American Heritage Dictionary is a good dictionary I do not consider it authoritative. For American (United States) English it is Webster's Unabridged and for all English users the OED (Oxford English Dictionary) is considered the standard. Why can I not add a new subject from the normal logged in page? I will add this and then login to say that I am the one that made this statement. THere has to be an easier way but I couldn't find it with only Edit buttons available after you have logged in. hhhobbit (talk) 06:53, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

Neither of these are authoritative for etyomologies from Native American languages. There is a large specialist literature about the etymology of this word, that is the literature we should use.·maunus · snunɐɯ· 19:40, 22 May 2017 (UTC)
I edited the etymology section where several problematic claims from the earlier literature were repeated. If Campbell said that chocolatl does not occur in early colonial Nahuatl then he was wrong, but I suspect that what he said was that the word xocolatl did not appear in early colonial sources - because it doesn't (which is why it makes no sense including this common, but erroneous etymology which does not even respect the rules for Nahuatl wordformation). Coe's proposal mixing Maya and Nahuatl is not a considered a serious contender among recent specialists (neither by Dakin & Wichmann or Kaufman & Justeson). Kaufman & Justeson accepts the proposal of chicolatl - although they don't accept Dakin and Wichmann's proposed derivation of that word. Hence, "chocolatl" from a previous "chicolatl" should be the only etymology included.·maunus · snunɐɯ· 19:51, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

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