User talk:TeacherInItaly

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This is my new username, because my last one was deleted due to similarity to a web site. If anyone has a problem with my new name, please let me know and I'll change it. TeacherInItaly (talk) 07:17, 10 September 2011 (UTC)

July 2012[edit]

Welcome to Wikipedia. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the encyclopedia, but when you add or change content, as you did to the article Clitoral erection, please cite a reliable source for your addition. This helps maintain our policy of verifiability. See Wikipedia:Citing sources for how to cite sources, and the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. Thank you. Evil saltine (talk) 05:51, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

Clitoral Erection[edit]

Thanks for the welcome. The content I added to the article on Clitoral Erection merely stated a claim and a suggestion, and cited a reference to verify that the claim and suggestion have been made. I did not claim any facts have been proven, and the reference I cited clearly states that research is needed. Please tell me how to reword my addition so as to make it clear that I'm NOT claiming any proven facts: "It has been observed that clitoral erections are common in children (before puberty) but not in adult women, and it has been suggested that lack of stimulation during development leads to atrophy of the relative brain areas that process signals from the clitoris, leading to eventual dysfunction of the clitoris." (Ref. ) TeacherInItaly (talk) 05:28, 27 July 2012 (UTC)

Hi.. any information in an article has to have a reliable source backing it up. It's not the wording that's an issue, it's that the statement was not verifiable. Blogs are generally not acceptable as references (see WP:BLOGS) Evil saltine (talk) 05:59, 27 July 2012 (UTC)

Thanks. I understand that any information has to be verifiable, and I understand that blogs are generally not acceptable as references. But in this case what specific statement are you objecting to? If someone says he saw something and believes something about what he saw, and an article reports that he claims he saw it and believes something about what he saw, what more verification is necessary than a blog where you can verify what he said? My addition to the article does not make any statement of fact other than: somebody says something, and my reference verifies that he said it. Please tell me what specific statement in my addition appears to be a statement of fact, so I can modify that statement.TeacherInItaly (talk) 04:27, 28 July 2012 (UTC)