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Word pirated cannot apply for the eraEdit

it says book was "pirated", but it is very modern definition of "copying of the intellectual property without explicit consent of the author". And didn't exist that time. Books could be copied, but it hasn't been called a "piracy". https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=intellectual+property+pirated&case_insensitive=on&year_start=1700&year_end=1800&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=

Dislike of French cuisineEdit

The only source that Glasse had an aversion to French cuisine is an issue of the Foreign Quarterly Review from 1844.[1] This appears to be an extremely outdated source and is more or less contemporary with the book itself. The reasoning behind the criticism is rather unclear and seems more like the opinion of a specific author at the time. Without any modern scholarly context, this looks a lot like WP:UNDUE.

Why is this supposed French prejudice worth mentioning at all? And why is it in the lead?

Peter Isotalo 14:28, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

I completely agree with you! FRANCOPHOBIA HAS TO STOP!!! This is 2018! This article sounds like it's written by a troll, particularly today that's it made Google. I move to delete this nonsense! You wrote this in 2015 and no one cared to give you an answer??? ???????? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.34.118.177 (talk) 08:49, 28 March 2018 (UTC)

Au contraire, the thing that has to stop is unjustified shouting with capital letters and excess punctuation on talk pages. The article is quite neutral in tone and in no way supports Glasse's attitude, which for the record I do not share. Chiswick Chap (talk) 08:58, 28 March 2018 (UTC)
That's because I already edited it, ya maroon! — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.34.118.177 (talk)
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