Registered Wiktionary editor since March 11, 2007.
I am a retired university professor in Ontario, Canada. In Wiktionary I have added and edited philosophical terms and Canadianisms, and enjoy contributing idioms. I also like to root about at random. I make a special effort to add literary and scholarly quotations to entries, as well as verified references.
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- Wiktionary: New English entries created = 2065 (excluding alt forms, redirects, plurals, etc.)
- as Silent Sam = 871 (from March 17 / 2011 up to and including Sept 6 / 2017)
- as Ghost of WikiPedant = 131 (from July 6 / 2010 up to and including Dec 6 / 2010)
- as WikiPedant = 1063 (from March 18 / 2007 up to and including Feb 26 / 2010)
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- Quotations: Acad journal:circular argument, Bible:fervent, Book(ed):sticking point, G&M:Timbit, Lit:akin, nark, Misc:egress, hyperbole, Winnipegger, NYT:little emperor, Ruakh:under erasure, TimeMag:straightforward, TimesOL:spiffing, Web:chump-change, joe job
- References: Templates, AmHeritIdioms:mutual admiration society, CambrAdv:troubleshooting, CdnEnc:notwithstanding clause, Dict.com(multi-word):small fry, Encarta:Jeeves, Marines:numbnuts, OED2nd:smithers, RHWUED&OED2nd:busy work.
- Usage notes: beg the question, druthers
- Footnotes: ambulance chaser, outport, undoubtably
- Multiple plural forms: compendium
- Always plural: BVD's, dog days, druthers, smithers, short hairs, tix, trappings
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