User talk:N2e

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DAVilla 21:11, 29 January 2008 (UTC)


Thanks for the quotation; we need more people adding them. Please note that I have formatted the quote to standard convention for Wiktionary (see Wiktionary:Quotations). From your edit history, I assume you know something about economics. You might have a look at Category:Economics and see what can be expanded and improved, or just what is missing. (the list at the top of the category is temporary until someone has entered the terms.) --EncycloPetey 01:20, 19 February 2008 (UTC)

Dirigist and its English cognates[edit]

You're welcome! Thryduulf 23:47, 28 March 2008 (UTC)

rivalship and justle[edit]

Very nice! Robert Ullmann 16:32, 31 March 2008 (UTC)


I've responded to you Information desk query. If you find it unintelligible, please ask for clarifications. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 21:53, 7 May 2008 (UTC)


The entry you created at Hoocoodanode seems to have been a protologism and has been deleted. If you are sure that it is a real word, please provide evidence of this word being used in durably archived media (mainly printed books, and usenet groups) as required by our inclusion criteria. For a term to be included, it must be used by at least three different authors over more than a year, and the authors must be actually using the word, not just explaining its meaning or stating that it exists. If you can find any such quotations, please add them to Citations:Hoocoodanode.

I did provide the documentation you are asking for, in the comment summary. The word has been used in the New York Times, among others. The New York Times use was by Paul Krugman, a Nobel laureate. Please restore the page. N2e 22:09, 24 February 2009 (UTC)
In Google books, news, scholar, groups there are no uses only mentions. The coiner being a Nobel laureate is a red herring. We need three citations from durably attested media showing meaning in use. Krugman's article title does not show meaning. We have a neologism appendix for wannabe words like this, because they sometimes turn into real words. DCDuring TALK 00:49, 25 February 2009 (UTC)
Please feel free to extend Citations:hoocoodanode. On a quick look through their search results I think the May is the earliest, but it's hard to tell because a more recent title was obviously in their "today's post" box and so it seems to match all pages. (Note that blogs do not count towards CFI, it's just there for interest). Conrad.Irwin 00:59, 25 February 2009 (UTC)


You cannot put an RfV specifically on etymologies. However, you might want to look at Wiktionary:Etymology scriptorium. -- Prince Kassad 16:38, 26 November 2010 (UTC)