Talk:List of Washington College alumni

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A fact from this article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the "Did you know?" column on December 31, 2019.
The text of the entry was: Did you know ... that there were only 218 Washington College alumni from 1845 to 1903?


you should redlink your famous ones and put articles up...or else maybe they arent that famous?

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The following is an archived discussion of the DYK nomination of the article below. Please do not modify this page. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page (such as this nomination's talk page, the article's talk page or Wikipedia talk:Did you know), unless there is consensus to re-open the discussion at this page. No further edits should be made to this page.

The result was: promoted by Vanamonde (Talk) 10:27, 26 December 2019 (UTC)

  • Comment: I will do my QPQ soon. It has been a bit since I did this

5x expanded by Guerillero (talk). Self-nominated at 02:22, 17 November 2019 (UTC).

General: Article is new enough and long enough
Policy: Article is sourced, neutral, and free of copyright problems
Hook: Hook has been verified by provided inline citation
  • Cited:  Y - Offline/paywalled citation accepted in good faith
  • Interesting:  Y
QPQ: Done.

Overall:   epicgenius (talk) 01:55, 22 November 2019 (UTC)

  • Regarding the phrase However, we do know that 218 students graduated between 1845 and 1903, it would be better that the article doesn't use the word "we", e.g. use a construction such as "it is known". Otherwise everything is good.

@Epicgenius: I made that change --In actu (Guerillero) | My Talk 22:42, 22 November 2019 (UTC)

  looks good to go now. epicgenius (talk) 18:43, 25 November 2019 (UTC)
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