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comment How to use [sic] at the end of a quote?
Thanks. I knew [sic] was a Latin thing but I didn't know what it actually meant. Ridicule is not my intention. I make some arguments for quiet correction in my own answer.
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comment How to use [sic] at the end of a quote?
Thanks @Jonas, that link was useful. 'What is the proper use of square brackets in quotes?' suggests suitable alternatives to [sic]. Would you post you advice as an answer so that it may be voted on?
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comment What's that word meaning 'thus more strongly for X'?
OP did ask for a Latin phrase, but it sounds like something only a lawyer or someone who learned Latin would ever think to say. The other answers sound more natural in everyday speech.
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comment What's wrong with “I'll open you the door”?
@Thomas Spanish is her native language. There are more than 10,000 Spanish people in my hometown of Edinburgh (pop. 500,000). You hear Spanglish on the street every day.
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comment What's wrong with “I'll open you the door”?
@Annan "You make a better door than a window!" my gran would say if you blocked her view of the TV.
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