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As all the quotations have quote marks around this expression, and it is using the upside-down-exclamation-mark thing, Isn't it is just a quote from Spanish rather than an English term in it's own right? Conrad.Irwin 00:31, 5 March 2009 (UTC)
- I question the capitalisation of ay at the very least. I doubt the punctuation should be present as well. Equinox ◑ 00:43, 5 March 2009 (UTC)
- Yes, it’s just a quote from Spanish. —Stephen 01:18, 5 March 2009 (UTC)
- Unstruck my strike.
- Clocked out
- This seems to be Spanish because of the punctuation.
- Don't we exclude non-essential capitalization and punctuation from headwords?
- The first quotation was of Spanish dialog quoted. The other two links are dead and I cannot find the quotes on bgc.
- caramba is already an entry.
- "ay caramba", in English, would seem likely to fail CFI because ay (in this sense) and caramba are or should be senses, though it might be a set phrase.
- In Spanish, "ay caramba" would be even more likely to fail CFI.
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Since it's customary not to include exclamation marks in entry titles, this should be moved. Just... to what? Why is the ay capitalized? I suspect it's just a pure error. Not sure about the comma either; instinctively ay caramba looks right, but does attestation agree with me? Mglovesfun (talk) 22:42, 16 March 2011 (UTC)