User talk:Ivan Shmakov

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I'm so meta even this acronym (talk) 12:41, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

коробейник‎[edit]

Hi there. You created this Russian entry about an hour ago; however, the definition you gave for it is a little vague. What do you mean by "peddler"? — Someone who rides a bike? Someone who "peddles" his "wares"? Or something else? If you explain what it means, I can show you how to add that information (if you don't already know how to). Also, if you know the word's etymology, that would be useful to know. Thanks. I'm so meta even this acronym (talk) 12:41, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

I see this issue has been resolved by someone else (thanks!)
As for the etymologies, the best I can provide are are those of the “folk” variety, and they tend to be mistaken all too often. (For the languages other than Esperanto, anyway.) — Ivan Shmakov (talk) 21:33, 19 April 2013 (UTC)
Yes, the entry was augmented pretty quickly after you created it. :-) OK, it's best not to add etymologies (or any other pieces of information, really) unless you're more-or-less certain they're correct. Of course, your contributions as they are still are positive additions. I'm so meta even this acronym (talk) 22:00, 19 April 2013 (UTC)