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From the absence of study comes the absence of women in history.

Sylva Federico, Federico, S. (2001). "The Imaginary Society: Women in 1381". Journal of British Studies. 40: 159. OCLC 931172994.

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Greenock StowawaysEdit

Hello:

The copy edit you requested from the Guild of Copy Editors of the article Greenock stowaways has been completed.

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. A couple of things I noticed. In the Ill-treatment section it reads:

Kerr, hearing of this, declared that the boys would henceforth get "the ground of their stomachs before they get any more", (Sfn|Donald|1928|p=54) but the footnote says: Refn|”Specifically, Kerr swore, according to Roughead, that the first mate would "give the ground of their stomachs before they got any more".sfn|Roughead|2014|p=15}}|group=note

Of the two mentions – the one in the text cites Donald, one as a footnote cites Roughead. One says "get" one says "give". I'm not even sure what this quote means. The citations should be checked and corrected if necessary.

Also:

It's unclear how many boys had shoes. "the stowaways had no shoes between them" or "since some of the boys had no shoes" – is that "no" or "some" – needs clarifying

In the Arrivals section the quote box mentions some had, some didn’t have shoes.

Arrivals:

Mentions five stowaways were put off the ship, where are the other two?

Same section, then we have "Of the six boys, Reilly and Bryson were keen to leave…" Seven boarded in Greenock. This just needs clarification.

Best of luck with the GA review.

Regards,

Twofingered Typist (talk) 14:17, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for restoring my postEdit

It was 2 minutes sooner than yours :-) It is nice to know that great minds were on the same track. HeeHee. MarnetteD|Talk 12:07, 13 March 2019 (UTC)

Cheers MarnetteD, sorry about that :) at least one of those minutes is testament to my steampowered PC! ——SerialNumber54129 12:09, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
No worries SN. If your PC is a big as this it must take up a whole room in your home :-) MarnetteD|Talk 12:13, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
Seeing your mention of White Horse whiskey prompts me to leave you this pic for your enjoyment. JW has a whole line of GoT whiskeys in honor of their last season. Glug Glug. MarnetteD|Talk 12:20, 13 March 2019 (UTC)
@MarnetteD: Brilliant! New slogan: "Stupor is coming" :) ——SerialNumber54129 12:44, 14 March 2019 (UTC)
Superb!! MarnetteD|Talk 15:40, 14 March 2019 (UTC)


Please discuss on the talk pageEdit

Please discuss your changes on the talk page of Waqar Zaka. There appears to be a question about some of the sources, which is of course a valid discussion to have. I have added 2 more sources and am seeking engagement on the talk page.--Jimbo Wales (talk) 21:49, 19 April 2019 (UTC)

I've responded there. Your sourcing is/was poor enough, but the NPOV language—worse. ——SerialNumber54129 21:55, 19 April 2019 (UTC)
I don't see any NPOV problems - the language that I used is in multiple reliable sources, and doesn't seem to be either praising or damning anything. It's just very plain factual language. Perhaps on the talk page you could explain what you find POV about it.--Jimbo Wales (talk) 22:40, 19 April 2019 (UTC)
It has been explained to you, multiple times. ——SerialNumber54129 09:20, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Marc BlochEdit

The article Marc Bloch you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Marc Bloch for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Midnightblueowl -- Midnightblueowl (talk) 22:41, 24 June 2019 (UTC)

DYK for A Short English ChronicleEdit

 On 27 June 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article A Short English Chronicle, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the 15th-century Short English Chronicle described King Edward IV as receiving instantaneous notification of treason from God? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/A Short English Chronicle. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, A Short English Chronicle), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

 — Amakuru (talk) 00:02, 27 June 2019 (UTC)

Egypt?Edit

I hate it when my Egypt's conflict :) Mr rnddude (talk) 19:39, 28 June 2019 (UTC)

I blame it on the Sphinx. The Rambling Man (talk) 19:49, 28 June 2019 (UTC)

DYK for Loveday, 1458Edit

 On 1 July 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Loveday, 1458, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the 1458 Loveday, which was intended to unite Henry VI's nobility, only resulted in uniting his enemies? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Loveday, 1458. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Loveday, 1458), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:03, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

Can you review the sentence in the lede containing the word 'money'. Your original was:
although the Yorkists were bound to pay large sums in compensation, this was done by with money already owed the by the government.
Recently this was:
although the Yorkists were bound to pay large sums in compensation, this was done by with money already owed by the government.
I've just changed it to
although the Yorkists were bound to pay large sums in compensation, this was done with money already owed by the government.
But that reads very strangely. "owed by the government"? Should that be "owed to the government"?
Shenme (talk) 01:23, 1 July 2019 (UTC)
@Shenme: apologise for the delay getting back to you. I couldn't find an easy way to phrase that, in quite a few attempts, but the point was (is) that the Yorkists made the payments to the dead Lancastrians' families with money that was owed to them by the government already (unpaid wages were a fact of life for Henry VI's nobility!). If you can tweak and improve it, go ahead :) ——SerialNumber54129 13:45, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

A bowl of strawberries for you!Edit

  Thanks Serial Number 54129 for your support during my block incident. I appreciate it! starship.paint (talk) 08:28, 1 July 2019 (UTC)
Sometimes the rigt thing has to be done, Starship.paint, if only by the wrong man. Happy to help! Take care, ——SerialNumber54129 13:46, 1 July 2019 (UTC)

Congratulations from the Military History ProjectEdit

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Your GA nomination of Coterel gangEdit

The article Coterel gang you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Coterel gang for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Jens Lallensack -- Jens Lallensack (talk) 18:02, 6 July 2019 (UTC)

The Santadog needs a caption.Edit

I’d suggest “Why have you done this to me, Human?” Qwirkle (talk) 13:22, 11 July 2019 (UTC)

July 2019Edit

  I noticed that a message you recently left to a newcomer may have been unduly harsh. Please remember not to bite the newcomers. If you see others making a common mistake, consider politely pointing out what they did wrong and showing them how to correct it. It takes more time, but it helps us retain new editors. Thank you. ——SerialNumber54129 12:25, 21 July 2019 (UTC)

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