User talk:Grolltech

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Before you "correct" Greek transliterations, please look at WT:AGRC. Thanks! Chuck Entz (talk) 07:32, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Sorry, got that a little switched around: You can check WT:AEL for modern Greek transliteration, but for all I know your correction could be ok. It's using the same transliteration on the Ancient Greek that's a problem- more specifically, the "ŷ" Chuck Entz (talk) 07:41, 14 March 2013 (UTC)
Hi Chuck, thanks for your message. It was perfectly timed, as I had just come across WT:AGRC, and had just finished absorbing those details (e.g., use the "scientific" translit scheme for Ancient Greek, very limited diacritics in the translit, etc.), when your message popped up. I will go back and "correct my corrections" pronto (I made 2 or 3 such changes).
I must admit that was more than a little shocked when I saw the overly simplistic romanization rules on WT:AGRC (About Ancient Greek). I was then very relieved to find the WT:GRC TR (Ancient Greek romanization and pronunciation) page, which had a lot more of what I had expected to find.
Most importantly, the latter page opens with the statement, "This page is an extension of Wiktionary:About Ancient Greek." Fair enough. However, there is no link to, nor even a mention of, WT:GRC TR on WT:AGRC! Surely that would be an oversight?
Given my opening track record yesterday, I'm sure as hell not going to make any changes on those pages! But IMHO, I think the "mini-transliteration" table on WT:AGRC, being as incomplete as it is, should be removed from that page entirely and replaced with a link to the detailed "extension" page. Thoughts? Thanks again, Grolltech (talk) 10:33, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

oxymoron[edit]

Oxymoron is a Late Latin form, which is how it came into English. Classical Latin did not exist in the fifth century. The OED gives: "< post-classical Latin oxymoron ‘figure of speech in which a pair of opposed or markedly contradictory terms are placed in conjunction for emphasis’ (5th cent.; also oxymorum)". Ƿidsiþ 06:52, 18 April 2013 (UTC)

Template:ant-top[edit]

The reason no one has noticed about this template is that it's only used in the one entry. The user who created it is notorious for creating unnecessary junk. I just removed it, along with most of the antonyms, which seem to be antonyms for stupid, which isn't the same thing. Chuck Entz (talk) 14:44, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, Chuck Entz, I just did the same for synonyms. Grolltech (talk) 19:03, 21 September 2014 (UTC)