Talk:then

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Misspelling for than[edit]

As a Brit now living in the US, I am surprised how often the word THAN is mis-spelled as THEN. This should be documented.

A quick search revealed a few examples:

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New Hampshire Townships with more then 50 votes for “OTHER” | Ron ...98 Responses to “New Hampshire Townships with more then 50 votes for “OTHER””. Jason Says: January 9th, 2008 at 1:00 pm. if these other votes all go to Ron ... www.ronpaulwarroom.com/?p=760 - 121k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this

Unfortunately, it’s all too true. —Stephen 19:20, 20 March 2008 (UTC)

It's a kind of noise-word[edit]

"Now then!" "Well, then." "Okay then!" I think this is often just a noise that acts like a full stop/period at the end of an utterance, similar to "well" at the beginning of an utterance. Am I right? Should we document it? How? Equinox 00:39, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

Only partially relatedly: Chambers has "used to continue a narrative after a break or digression" (as in, I suppose, "let's get back to the original topic, then") and "used esp at the end of the questions that ask for an explanation, opinion, etc or that ask for or assume agreement" (as in, I suppose, "Politicians should be killed!" "Who do you expect to run the country, then?!"). Equinox 00:43, 24 September 2014 (UTC)