Wikipedia:WikiProject Fix common mistakes

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The goal of this project is to reduce the number of common mistakes in the article space of Wikipedia.

The idea is that we check if the entries still contain those errors, and fix the articles if necessary.

Duplicated words!

So as not to duplicate work, here is a list of occurrences checked so far. When you have fixed all the instances of an error found in Wikipedia, please sign and date. In general, please repeat the search that has not been performed for the longest time.

  • Partial work is ok, just note your username and the date worked on. Any entries not marked  Done still need work!
  • The link under "Latest Database Dump" contains a listing of occurrences generated from a database dump. The date is what dump was used to generate the list. The list can be checked manually or loaded into AWB.
  • The "How Long Ago" column was calculated August 24. Click Purge to recalculate it now.

Instructions

Any help is appreciated. Contributing is easy:

  1. Pick one of the errors from the table below.
  2. Work through the pages in the Latest Database Dump List, fixing any errors you find.
  3. Edit the list and remove any articles you have fixed.
  4. Update the date you checked in the other columns as (MM), (DD), (YYYY).
  5. Update the [[User:username|username]] to give credit where it's due!
  6. If you finished the whole list, mark it  Done
  7. (Optional) - Return to step 1 and try another list!

If you have an idea about another pattern to search for, please add it to the relevant section of the discussion page of this project.

Log

Error Latest Database Dump List Last Checked How Long Ago Last Checked By
a a June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
an an June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
and and June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
are are June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
be be June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
by by June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
for for June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
from from June 2017 July 14, 2017 41 days ago  Done Bluepenguin14
he he June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
in in June 2017 August 05, 2017 19 days ago  Done Spintendo
is is June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
it it June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
of of June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
she she June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
the the June 2017 July 10, 2017 44 days ago  Done Jamesmcmahon0
this this June 2017 July 14, 2017 41 days ago  Done Bluepenguin14
to to June 2017 July 15, 2017 40 days ago  Done Bluepenguin14
was was June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
were were June 2017 July 14, 2017 41 days ago  Done Bluepenguin14
when when June 2017 May 21, 2017 3 months ago  Done Bluepenguin14
with with June 2017 July 15, 2017 40 days ago  Done Bluepenguin14
a an[A] June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
an a[A] June 2017 July 10, 2017 45 days ago  Done JJMC89
a the[A] June 2017 August 07, 2017 17 days ago  Done Spintendo

Tools

  • AWB
  • Language Tool Wiki Check
  • Tool for finding common mistakes

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Near Duplicate
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