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Numerous redundant senses. --Connel MacKenzie 18:46, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
- I largely agree, but don't see how sense 5 is the same as any of the others. --EncycloPetey 23:53, 12 October 2007 (UTC)
- Looking more closely at the definition of #5, I'm tempted to agree. It could use an actual example though, instead of the def #3 example given for it (which threw me off.) --Connel MacKenzie 05:11, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
- How about this one?
- This sense certainly has nothing to do with sanity or ability to think. --EncycloPetey 05:27, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
The first 4 senses are certainly similar. The problem is that 1 is now only plural, and 2 and 4 (which are the easiest to merge) sound more archaic than 3. 5 and 6 are, I think, definitely separate. Btw Connel, there is nothing rare or colloquial about sense 6, at least in the UK. Widsith 16:18, 13 October 2007 (UTC)
- Someone needs to clean up based on the above discussion, remove RFC when it is done. - [The]DaveRoss 21:07, 29 April 2008 (UTC)