Every now & then we get editors changing words on the basis of their ideas on what is simple. Words also have to be accurate (we are an encyclopedia).
- Big: certainly simple and popular with children, but a term almost never to be used about living things. Is a giraffe bigger than an elephant? Think about it. It is almost always better to use a more exact word, such as longer, heavier. Is a star big? Does that mean its apparent size or its intrinsic size? Ditto stars being bright.
- Rich: not a good word because it is ambiguous. A cake can be just as rich as a person. However, only a person can be wealthy, so prefer that word. Neither word is on the extended list of simple words, incidentally, so use the more precise word.
- Very: another childhood favourite. In spoken English it is an intensifier, but it has almost no function in prose. It may be the most frequent word copy editors cut out as redundant.
- Die: we all die, but populations become extinct.
- Animal: that includes jellyfish and beetles. If you mean mammals, say so.
- Rare: an essential word in ecology, and supported by definitions in the literature. Steaks can also be rare, but that would not be good to use on Simple.
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what kind of source you need ? I am one of erina speaker. And perhap you understood erina is khowar??? no Arniya is second name name of khowar source not erina and if you dont want Erina article simply delete no need to redirect with other language. Kratie222 (talk)
Re this edit: I think notability of this album is now shown by the high rankings on some of the mudic charts. --~~
Questions about cell wall[change source]
Thank you for you change my article, i have some questions about my article, can i add some information that you deleted article information at begining. Why ?
Modern Warfare - Advertisment[change source]
It wasn't advertisement. I was just informing people on MWR. I don't even work for Activision
Error cat on your user page[change source]
Hi, Mac. I'm working on clearing Category:Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, and your user page is in that category. The error message is "Warning: User:Macdonald-ross is calling Template:Collapse top with more than one value for the "1" parameter. Only the last value provided will be used." I'd be happy to see if I can fix it, but I thought I'd run it by you first. Let me know if you'd like help with it. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 05:02, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
- Yes, I knew it was not efficiently done, but I was and am too ignorant to fix it. So do fix it if you can. Thanks, Mac. Macdonald-ross (talk) 07:50, 21 June 2017 (UTC)