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This editor supports Sense About Science
in defending author Simon Singh
from a
chiropractic attempt
to chill free speech.

I previously had the account name SesquipedalianVerbiage (talk · contribs) (aka Verbal), but have now moved to the much shorter and easier to type "Verbal".

I'm also a Christian but I don't like the Christian user boxes.

I'm definitely not anyone else, which is reassuring to me.

I have an unnecessarily badass approach to editing.


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  Civility Award
Thanks for your help the other day and for the kind welcome! ThoseStarsBurnLikeDiamonds (talk) 00:58, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
  The Barnstar of Peace
Thanks for stepping in to a very difficult place (the Gun Violence article) and working to bring peace to a heated situation. Not easy to do, and your actions are worthy of praise and thanks. SaltyBoatr (talk) 23:02, 15 June 2009 (UTC)
  The BLP Barnstar
Thanks for your edits to the Gary Null article. Bearian (talk) 15:32, 7 October 2009 (UTC)
  The Good Heart Barnstar
Guess I wasted my money on that air-conditioner. Unomi (talk) 17:34, 10 June 2010 (UTC)