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Errors with In the news[edit]

  • Graham Farmer: article moved. — RAVENPVFF · talk · 09:08, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

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Today's OTD[edit]

"1858 – The first of seven debates ... was held in Ottawa." This should specify "Ottawa, Illinois". The link is correct, but the default "Ottawa" search on WP leads to the Canadian capital. - Tenebris (talk) 06:20, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

  • We have a convenient link to the correct locale. The U.S. and Illinois are also both mentioned in the sentence. --- Coffeeandcrumbs 06:34, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
    • I came here to make this same post. There used to be a list of cities that, when mentioned on Wikipedia, did not need further clarification. It included Los Angeles (California), New York (New York), London (UK), Moscow (Russia), etc. I am certain that Ottawa, Illinois was not on that list. I see that WP:USPLACE is a contentious subject, for some reason, but that list must be archived somewhere. (talk) 08:01, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
      I've expanded it. Link or no link, saying "Ottawa" on its own is confusing, as 90% of readers will assume it means the Canadadian capital, and may not happen to hover over the link  — Amakuru (talk) 09:05, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
      It is preposterous to think that two people running for an "Illinois seat in the U.S. Senate" would hold a debate in Canada. --- Coffeeandcrumbs 09:34, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

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Current DYK[edit]

  • "that Polish philosopher and World War II resistance member Jan Gralewski likely died in the controversial 1943 Gibraltar B-24 crash?". Wikipedia is not solely an American project, so can we use universal English, please? It should be, "World War II resistance member Jan Gralewski probably died". "most likely" will do as well, per the article itself. Ta, Ericoides (talk) 08:57, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

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Today's POTD[edit]

You should really call this a "multiple exposure" or composite photograph. It is two images, printed together. That is what the "exposure bracket" you mention is.

"The composite image is a multiple exposure, bracketed to show both the..."


Billyshiverstick (talk) 01:05, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

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