User talk:Cuyler91093

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We hope you enjoy editing Wiktionary and being a Wiktionarian. Cuyler91093

Mistakes[edit]

Please note that Wiktionary does not use redirects for alternative spellings except in very special cases, this is because the alternative spelling may have interesting things that can be said about it. We also do not use redirects for misspellings, as this would be very misleading - if someone looks up the word and it gives them the answer they would assume what they typed was correct.

Secondly words like ohana although they come from Hawaiian culture are used in English, and thus they are English words. If they are also Hawaiian then they should have a new section on that page that gives information about the Hawaiian word.

If you have more questions please look in the community portal or ask me. Incidentally i expect that {{pediawelcome}} would have been more appropriate for you, please have a look at the information it contains when you have a moment. Yours Conrad.Irwin 08:30, 11 February 2008 (UTC)

Examples[edit]

For examples, we include them right below the definition (see what I did with parece mentira). For buscar pelos en la sopa, there should be no examples heading. Keep up the good work! Nadando 05:12, 13 March 2008 (UTC)