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origin of the word[edit]

in Finnish oikea is right opposite of left. amir arab — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:21, 16 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Semi-protected edit request on 2 December 2022[edit]

Under References, please change "Greco, Frank A.; Degges, Mary (Autumn–Winter 1975). "The Etymology of OK Again". American Speech. 50 (3/4): 333–335. doi:10.2307/3088024. JSTOR 3088024" to

"Greco, Frank A.; Degges, Mary (Autumn–Winter 1975). "The Etymology of OK Again". American Speech. 50 (3/4): 333–335. doi:10.2307/3088024. JSTOR 3088024;"

Note that that the JSTOR link requires a $15 fee; the Duke University Press said I could post a copy on my personal page for general use, which I have done. 2600:4040:5203:5200:6245:CBFF:FE9F:39A (talk) 00:54, 2 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Not done: Unfortunately, we cannot verify who you are or that Duke University Press agreed to any such arrangement, so cannot add a link to your personal Web site as requested. General Ization Talk 00:58, 2 December 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I will try to incorporate the email exchange from Duke University Press. That will give you a contact person to confirm. I'm not sure how I can verify who I am. Is there a captcha? :-)
Email exchange between me and Duke University Press:
Frank Greco 2600:4040:5205:DA00:6245:CBFF:FE9F:39A (talk) 23:07, 16 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
What about using any of the established ways to share articles, such as ResearchGate (or your university's repository)? Replayful (talk) 11:59, 17 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The email from Duke University Press on p2 of the above pdf says that they generally don't approve posting articles to ResearchGate. I don't have a university appointment at this time. The first page of the posted pdf of the article complies with Duke's permissions. 2600:4040:5205:DA00:6245:CBFF:FE9F:39A (talk) 16:09, 26 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It just occurred to me. Instead replacing the JSTOR link, could you just add the other link? 2600:4040:5205:DA00:6245:CBFF:FE9F:39A (talk) 23:37, 27 March 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Excessive citations[edit]

The first sentence in this section has seven citations; is it necessary to use seven as opposed to two or three citations? Existent human being (talk) 11:58, 6 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Made a ref-group for Read's multiple articles alluded to in the text. Not sure why the original poster felt it was necessary to link to all six. -- SashiRolls 🌿 · 🍥 14:42, 6 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]