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Could you please stop leaving messages on talk pages of entries claiming that words are from Ice Age and similar nonsense? It wastes other people time to see why the talkpage was opened, and respond (or not respond). Thanks. --Ivan Štambuk (talk) 16:03, 28 December 2014 (UTC)
- I'm right... You couldn't say anything against what I wrote! Böri (talk) 07:27, 29 December 2014 (UTC)
Mglovesfun help me!
It says: Böri is currently blocked. 31.12.2014 13:31:36: Ivan Štambuk blocked Böri (block log), expiring 31.03.2015 14:31:36 (Adding nonsense/gibberish) / What I wrote was NOT nonsense! Mglovesfun, please bring them back... They are acting like The Inquisition!!! I just wrote the correct etymologies of P.I.E. numerals (from 3 to 8 /because the etymologies of 1, 2 and 9 were already correct.) from the work of Allison Emery Drake (from 1907!)... They CAN'T say that the theory of Allison Emery Drake is nonsense! Because it is perfect! Böri (talk) 09:08, 1 January 2015 (UTC)
- I also wrote the etymologies of 10 and 100... / Please tell me why you found his theory nonsense... It is NOT nonsense... He wrote these things 108 years ago! He wrote better than you! Böri (talk) 09:52, 1 January 2015 (UTC)
- The rule of thumb is: the older the theory, the less sense it makes. But that's beside the point. The point is that those theories are obsolete and irrelevant today, and nobody cares about them anymore. Discussing them is a waste of time. If you want to make them known to a wider audience you should e.g. start a blog, post them on facebook, submit them to a journal or something - not abuse Wiktionary talk pages. We only focus on the latest and fashionable scholarly research. Older and speculative stuff is only allowed when there is no generally accepted etymologies, and that only when it's supported in the recent literature. This Allison Emery Drake guy appears to be an obscure non-entity and should best be ignored, and his theory is just as you say - nonsense. --Ivan Štambuk (talk) 11:05, 1 January 2015 (UTC)
Admins, please answer...
I'm writing to all of you, of course... I'm not writing to just Mglovesfun... I'm writing to all of you! (Because Mglovesfun said "Welcome!" in 2010.) They can't delete what I wrote. THIS IS A KIND OF RACISM! When you have time, please answer! Regards, Böri (talk) 11:09, 1 January 2015 (UTC)