User talk:Tony6ty4ur

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RuakhTALK 13:50, 15 August 2012 (UTC)

Regional Spelling Variation[edit]

Please stop adding UK spellings to lists where there's already a US spelling. I think most UK-English speakers know that connection is the same as connexion, so listing both just clutters up the entries. Of course, I'm not saying you shouldn't create entries for regional spelling variants- just stop the "connection" ---> "connection, connexion" type of edits.

Also remember that we have lots of people contributing from all over the world, so switching entries from one regional spelling to another could be taken wrong- we don't need to start massive Pondian edit wars. The rule of thumb is, stick with the standard that the entry started out with- if the entry started out with color, don't change it to colour- and vice versa. Not that everyone follows this, and we all forget to think about such things from time to time- just don't make a career of "fixing" other peoples legitimate edits. Thanks, Chuck Entz (talk) 04:15, 25 November 2012 (UTC)

I’ll amplify the second point. Please read Wiktionary:Style guide#Varieties of English. Edits like this one are against our policy. Michael Z. 2013-03-03 16:16 z

Cardinal numbers[edit]

Bear in mind the cardinal numbers are an infinite set. They're also not words in any language, so much as symbols. Symbols which carry meaning, granted, but not words. Mglovesfun (talk) 13:00, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

Reight then, I'll keep that in mind. I just thought they needed adding to the wiki like they were 'wanted' or summat. Tony6ty4ur (talk) 16:52, 30 November 2012 (UTC)