Wikipedia:Tip of the day/May 4

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Time-saving links II

Often, you will be editing an article and will need to make a link to a plural. For example, suppose you wanted to link "Fred Foo was famous for his study of puddles" to puddle, you could link it like so: [[puddle|puddles]]. However, you can save time instead by writing [[puddle]]s.

This also works with adjectives (for example, [[Japan]]ese), regular verbs in present or past tense (for example, [[dance]]s or [[dance]]d) and any other suffixes or prefixes.

However, this method does not work for some irregular verbs, for example: [[try]]ied does not work; you have to enter [[try|tried]]. It also does not work with genitives, so you will need to use [[Fred Foo|Fred Foo's]]. Using [[Fred Foo]]'s will result in the genitive being unlinked, in plain text, and black instead of blue.

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