I apologise, however, Sqornshellous is not the standard spelling in all editions, compare ,  and , editions of Life, the Universe and Everything.  always uses Sqornshellous,  always uses Squornshellous and  uses Sqornshellous in "Sqornshellous Zeta" and Squornshellous in "Squornshellous Swamptalk" (one of which is most likely an error). It may be variation between US and UK editions. In any case, I was aware of the inconsistency already and I have ammended Sqornshellous/Squornshellous as alternative spellings. Sorry for being pedantic, bye.
- My review of published editions of the Adams Hitchhiker novels turned up no inconsistency. All used "Sqo". See my research results at “User:Metaed#Notes”. Perhaps the examples you found which use the "Squo" spelling are not from published editions of Adams' work. They seem to be reproductions by third parties. At least one edition of the radio scripts did use the "Squo" spelling, as well as at least one edition of Eoin Colfer's sequel. Sorry for being pedantic also. Cheers! MetaEd (talk) 18:45, 11 July 2013 (UTC)
- It appears Sqornshellous is the correct spelling, thanks for sorting the matter out. This doesn't, however, explain the spelling in the Google Books edition, which is usually reliable and appears to have been scanned directly. This must either be an error introduced during re-publication or a mistake on Adams' part. Also, it shows how "geeky" (or "devoted", if you like) the Hitchhiker's fanbase is to have a discussion about the spelling of a minor location in his series. I have ammended Sqornshellous as the correct spelling and Squornshellous as a misspelling where necessary. So long, and thanks.
-  mostly spells it "Sqo" but it is written "Squo" in the phrase "Squornshellous Swamptalk" and "Sqo" in "Sqornshellous Zeta", search for "Squornshellous" and you should find it.
- I have also had a chance to review my own copy of Life, the Universe and Everything from 1982
- First published 1982 by Pan Books Ltd,
- It uses the "Squo" spelling consistently as does my 1985 edition of So long, and thanks for all the fish
- which uses it twice in the phrase "Squornshellous Beta". This leads to the question of how did the "Sqornshellous" spelling end up in later editions? Perhaps Adams had intended it to be spelt "Sqo" and asked them to ammend it upon republication. In any case, Squornshellous and Sqornshellous both appear to be acceptable spellings. Thanks!
Thanks for the gastropod articles!
Hi ReconditeRodent, I wanted to say welcome to Wikipedia and thank you so much for the very nice new article on Helix nucula. This new article is a very useful addition to WikiProject Gastropods, of which I am a member. I wonder if perhaps you have a particular interest in gastropods? If so, I would like to give you this invitation to our very informal group:
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And thanks for Helix figulina too! By the way, the shell photos on AnimalBase are free use and can be uploaded to WIkimedia Commons so that we can use them in the article. Here is the Commons Upload Wizard intro page if you are interested:
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IPA in Japanese
I just reverted your edit, because I couldn't really understand it. But I made 'katakana' a wikilink, which should help -- "katakana gloss" is I think better than just "gloss"; though I'm welcome to corrections that 'gloss' isn't quite the right word for an indication of pronunciation, for example. I also don't see what Japanese characters would be needed: the IPA characters *are* the characters being used in Japanese! Brian Chandler Imaginatorium (talk) 19:30, 22 October 2013 (UTC)
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