User talk:Hughcharlesparker

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Again, welcome! sewnmouthsecret 19:39, 23 April 2008 (UTC)

role model[edit]

Hi. It is normally not a good idea to undo edits if they are reasonable. The idea is to have an entry for every word or word form in every language; role models is a plural form of role model and as such deserves a link and its own page. Thanks! sewnmouthsecret 19:39, 23 April 2008 (UTC)

Hi. Sorry about that - I hadn't realised that wiktionary aimed to have an entry for different word forms. --HughCharlesParker (talk - contribs) 20:17, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
Not a problem. It is a learning process! If you have any questions, please ask me on my talk page. Enjoy it here! sewnmouthsecret 20:18, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
Actually, I do have a question - I hope you don't mind me keeping the conversation together here. Why is it helpful to have a separate entry for the plural form of a word? Any time I can remember looking in another dictionary the main entry has just noted the plural form, and even then only when it wasn't obvious. --HughCharlesParker (talk - contribs) 20:20, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
Feel free to continue it here. I assume it is for non-native speakers; plus, wiki software has the ability to do so. It would eat up a lot of space in a print dictionary, but here space is technically limitless. Other than that, your guess is as good as mine. sewnmouthsecret 20:22, 23 April 2008 (UTC)