- 1 Welcome
- 2 link to bosnia
- 3 Collections of fairy tales
- 4 Tales
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- 6 Please help
- 7 Thanks
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- 9 Article assessment - St. Elsewhere
- 10 Red Indian Folk and Fairy Tales
- 11 Phillies WikiProject...?
- 12 Help!?
- 13 Nomination of A Book of Magic Horses for deletion
- 14 February 2014
- 15 Nomination of Tortoise Tales for deletion
- 16 ArbCom elections are now open!
Hello, when you want to link to the article about Bosnia, please do not link to Bosnia, as that is a disambiguation page (which nothing should be linked to). Instead link to the one of the options found on that page such as Bosnia (region) or Bosnia and Herzegovina by writing out [[Bosnia and Herzegovina|Bosnia]]. Regards, Jeff3000 15:15, 12 September 2006 (UTC)
- Thanks for the precision tip. I will watch for that! Otto1970 18:32, 12 September 2006 (UTC)
Collections of fairy tales
I have recreated a new subcategory, Collections of fairy tales, under Fairy tales. If (when? :) you create more articles for Ruth Manning-Sanders books, they should be filled under the collections category. Goldfritha 19:08, 17 September 2006 (UTC)
A few you may want to check to see if links are appropriate:
- The Red King and the Witch: Gypsy Folk and Fairy Tales: An Old King and His Three Sons of England --The King of England and his Three Sons
- The Glass Man and the Golden Bird: Hungarian Folk and Fairy Tales: The Secret-Keeping Boy -- The Boy who could keep a Secret
- A Book of Enchantments and Curses: Unfortunate -- Misfortune or (less likely) Catherine and her Destiny
Goldfritha 22:32, 17 September 2006 (UTC)
- I'll get on those. Thanks! Otto1970 23:02, 17 September 2006 (UTC)
- Indeed, An Old King and His Three Sons of England is The King of England and his Three Sons. ... And Unfortunate is Misfortune. ... Still have to look up the title from The Glass Man and the Golden Bird: Hungarian Folk and Fairy Tales. Otto1970 06:19, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
- Thanks! I'm looking forward to continuing to improve and tweak it. Otto1970 06:19, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
As you know I'm working on the list of fairy tales by place of origin article in the talk page all the information that needs to be put under its respective category can be found please help instructions are at the top of the talk page
Thanks for catching my typos and changing the references the 'they' and 'their' to 'it' (though James does, on the Travis Tea site he refers to them like that; I can see why on an encyclopedia you might change that, though it is grammatically correct).
Other changes; 'Approximately' was correct; 'About', according to wiktionary, means 'On all sides; around' or 'Here and there; around; in one place and another'; though it gets used colloquially to mean 'approximately' it isn't properly defined as such, since 'approximately' is defined as 'imprecise but close to in quantity or amount', it's the correct word to use there, mostly since I didn't want to count them ;-)
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Red Indian Folk and Fairy Tales
This is a real long-shot but I wondered is you might be able to help me. My grandmother is in the early stages of senile dementia, and with this in mind the family have recently been making an effort to talk to her about her childhood, which she still remembers vividly, rather than more recent events (which sadly she does not). In our last conversation she was reminiscing about a book she read repeatedly during her childhood. She could not remember its title, only that it was a book of fairy tales, and that the main character was a fairy called Oona (she was certain of that spelling). She said she read it between the ages of 7 and 9, which would mean c. 1932-35 (although of course the book may have been published before that). I have been trying to see if I can identify the book, and get hold of a copy, since I think it would mean a lot to her to read it again. My research indirectly led me to the Ruth Manning-Sanders page, which it appears you are largely responsible for, although it appears that only a handful of her publications are early enough to fit the bill. And sadly I can find no details of those books anywhere.
Any advice you could offer would be greatly appreciated. Does the name Oona ring any bells? Are there any other online resources / catalogues that might prove fruitful?
- Sorry! I don't get onto Wikipedia as much as I used. Just seeing your message now. I am going to start looking around and seeing what I can find. Also will crowdsource on my blog -- www.papergreat.blogspot.com ... I'll put what I find on here. Worried, though, because it looks like your username, Wakers12, is no longer valid. So I'm not sure if you'll get my reply, Simon. If you want, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Otto1970 (talk) 06:14, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
Nomination of A Book of Magic Horses for deletion
The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/A Book of Magic Horses until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.
Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion template from the top of the article. Please note, this is a mass AFD of each book in the series. Storkk (talk) 12:48, 7 February 2013 (UTC)
Hello, I'm Kkj11210. I noticed that you recently removed some content from List of Manning-Sanders tales by region without explaining why. In the future, it would be helpful to others if you described your changes to Wikipedia with an accurate edit summary. If this was a mistake, don't worry: I restored the removed content. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thanks! KJ click here 03:39, 23 February 2014 (UTC)
Nomination of Tortoise Tales for deletion
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