User:AdamBMorgan

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I'm still fairly new to Wiktionary.

I started editing on English Wikipedia before expanding into the other projects. I came to Wiktionary via Wikisource, where I have often annotated texts to include wikilinks to this project. I'm British, and a native speaker of English. I am not very good at using any other language but I can struggle through a few and know bits and pieces of several more.

I'm an admin on Wikisource and a lot of my activity on other projects can be found via my Meta userpage.

Projects[edit]

Annotating Wikisource[edit]

Wikisource, my main project, usually allows wikilinking of unusual or archaic words to Wiktionary. Sometimes I found that there was no corresponding page on Wiktionary to which to link said words, so I ended up creating them myself. This was main avenue to editing Wiktionary for a while, following this pattern:

  1. Finding an odd or (to me) unknown word via Wikisource (or, sometimes, print books and other writing).
  2. Checking Wiktionary.
  3. Not finding a definition.
  4. Checking other sources to confirm that the word is real.
  5. Creating a new definition on Wiktionary based on the results of step 4.
  6. Adding a range of examples based on both step 4 and new searches of Wikisource, Google Books and other likely sources.

Fanspeak and science fiction[edit]

See Appendix:Fanspeak, Category:English fandom slang and Category:en:Science fiction

A much newer project, that came from my interest in pulp magazines and early fandom, as well as a life-long interest in science fiction. I found that most of these words were not documented on Wiktionary at all and so set about correcting that.

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Common quote sources[edit]

#* {{quote-book
 | year       = 1944
 | first      = John Bristol
 | last       = Speer
 | authorlink = Jack Speer
 | title      = Fancyclopedia
 | section    = 
 | url        = 
 | passage    =
}}
#* {{quote-book
 | year       = 1959
 | first      = Richard "Dick" Harris
 | last       = Eney
 | title      = Fancyclopedia II
 | section    = 
 | url        = 
 | passage    = 
}}
#* {{quote-magazine
 | year       = 
 | date       = 
 | first      = 
 | last       = 
 | authorlink = 
 | magazine   = Science-Fiction Five-Yearly
 | title      = 
 | url        = http://fanac.org/fanzines/SF_Five_Yearly/$1
 | issue      = 
 | page       = 
 | passage    = 
}}
#* {{quote-usenet
 | year     = 
 | monthday = 
 | author   = 
 | email    = 
 | title    = 
 | id       = 
 | group    = rec.arts.sf.fandom
 | url      = 
}}
#*:

Activity[edit]

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Selected definition amendments[edit]

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Miscellany added[edit]

Selected miscellaneous amendments[edit]

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