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This template can be used to encapsulate deliberate or apparent typos to save them from correction by bots and automated wiki-editors. Its purpose is to indicate passages that might appear incorrect to an automated tool, but which are actually correct, and it does not modify its parameters in any way.

Any of three names can be used:

  1. {{Not a typo}} for items that are actually correct; for example, "he put a little english on the ball", in which "english" is not capitalised.
  2. {{Typo}} for items that are deliberately incorrect, either because we are illustrating a point, or because it is a direct quote (it is better to use {{sic}} for in quotations)
  3. {{Proper name}} for names, such as Flouride (not fluoride) or Pharoah (not pharaoh).

Also be aware of:

  1. {{Lang}} for other-language text.
  2. {{Sic}}, which can be used to mark up text, thus [sic], or invisibly.

Examples[edit]

  • The first known mention of a form of the word "billiards" appears in [[Edmund Spenser]]'s ''Mother Hubberd's Tale'' in 1591, where he speaks of "all thriftles games that may be found ... with dice, with cards, with {{Not a typo|balliards}}."
    → The first known mention of a form of the word "billiards" appears in Edmund Spenser's Mother Hubberd's Tale in 1591, where he speaks of "all thriftles games that may be found ... with dice, with cards, with balliards."
  • H.C. Nielsen is credited in the film as the '''{{Typo|Jeweller's assistent}}'''-
    → H.C. Nielsen is credited in the film as the Jeweller's assistent.
  • * [http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1998ApJ...494..759P Testing the White Dwarf Mass-Radius Relation with HIPPARCOS], J. L. {{Proper name|Provencal}}, H. L. Shipman, Erik Hog, P. Thejll, ''The Astrophysical Journal'' '''494''' (20 February 1998), pp. 759–767.-
    → * Testing the White Dwarf Mass-Radius Relation with HIPPARCOS, J. L. Provencal, H. L. Shipman, Erik Hog, P. Thejll, The Astrophysical Journal 494 (20 February 1998), pp. 759–767.